Facets of Female Agency in three of Shakespeare's Works

Shakespeare's Characters Juliet, Beatrice and Lady Macbeth as Examples of a New Female Agency in Shakespearian Times


Bachelor Thesis, 2017

40 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Active and Passive Gender Roles in Shakespearian Times

3. Romeo and Juliet - Loving Juliet
3.1 Act One - Agency in Mind
3.2 Act Two - Prompting the Plot
3.3 Act Three - Keeping Up Agency Despite All Burdens
3.4 Act Four - Acting Out the Plan
3.5 Act Five - Suicidal Agency

4. Much Ado About Nothing - Witty Beatrice
4.1 Act One - Agency in Eloquence
4.2 Act Two - Agency in Refusing to Act
4.3 Act Three - A Changing Course of Action
4.4 ActFour-Demanding Agency
4.5 Act Five - Silenced Agency

5. Macbeth - Strategic Lady Macbeth
5.1 Act One - Manipulative Agency
5.2 Act Two - Acting Out the Regicide
5.3 Act Three - Fading Agency
5.4 ActFive-The Loss of Agency

6. Comparing the Three Women

7. Conclusion

8. Bibliography

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Title
Facets of Female Agency in three of Shakespeare's Works
Subtitle
Shakespeare's Characters Juliet, Beatrice and Lady Macbeth as Examples of a New Female Agency in Shakespearian Times
College
University of Duisburg-Essen  (Anglophone Studies)
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2017
Pages
40
Catalog Number
V1236049
ISBN (eBook)
9783346656841
ISBN (Book)
9783346656858
Language
English
Keywords
William Shakespeare, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, Women, Gender, Shakespearian Times
Quote paper
Master of Education Marie Sophie Jendrusch (Author), 2017, Facets of Female Agency in three of Shakespeare's Works, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1236049

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