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Sounds like the opening of a bad joke, and some might argue it is: Politics is certainly not the road to improved legislation fought for by sophisticated representatives. It is not even broken promises to constituents. It is simply the accepted means for adults to behave like adolescents in the professional arena. And nowhere is this more obvious than in classic literature. Shakespeare understood the addiction to politics—the treachery, the cunning, and the drama inherent in it. Granted he threw it down in iambic pentameter, which is most likely why his plays, and not House bills, are assigned to AP English reading lists.
Paraphrased, great literature is simply politics played out by humans with the maturity of middle schoolers: A prince grieves the recent death of his father, the late King of Denmark. Erratic behavior Moby dick and hamlet revenge the death of a loved one? Repeat sightings of an apparition and swearing revenge on its behalf? Or acting like a whiny bi-otch. Also, stabbing blindly at curtains? Instead, all interested parties get suspicious and scheming, good communication goes Moby dick and hamlet revenge the river faster than Ophelia, and in the end everyone dies a useless death.
A bunch of sisters all looking for husbands. First of all, get your priorities straight. The eldest sister, Jane, finds the man of her dreams only to have Mr.
Bit of a misunderstanding there. Lydia runs off with Mr.
Wickham and they elope, only to discover Mr. Wickham is not at all what he appears. Darcy encounter many a trial and tribulation. Had these men and women communicated, there would have been no pride and no prejudice. A man obsessed with killing a whale.
Maybe Captain Ahab was made fun of as a child or teased in adulthood for having a whale bone as a leg. Perhaps he was not that skilled at tying knots. Whatever the reason, get into therapy and get off the ocean.
Lord of the Flies: A bunch of children are stranded on an island and vying for control of their newly
Moby dick and hamlet revenge, accidental contingent. So, this one really is the politics of children: Especially when the characters are immature, deceptive adults manipulating the hell out of each other for personal advantage.
Melville's If he can take revenge against Othello it would "Moby dick and hamlet revenge" a sport for him. Similarly.