What is the use and purpose of Act 2 Scene 7’s ‘All the world’s a stage’ speech by Jaques? As You Like It, William Shakespeare
Jaques draws attention to the resemblance between human life and actors on stage, through his monologue “all the world’s a stage…”, Jaques is basically saying that human life a theatrical performance in which ‘men and women are merely players’. Jaques makes the speech motivated by his melancholy mood, he paints a picture of life as inconsequential and predictable, with men obediently performing the essential predetermined seven roles in life.
What is the difference between 'Who' and 'Whom'?
'Who' is used when you are referring to the subject of a verb, who is carrying out the action. "Nobody knows who will be chosen" 'Whom" is used when you are referring to object of the verb, the one being acted upon. "Please describe the person whom you met earlier today" "To whom should we turn for help"
What is the chiaroscuro technique?
Chiaroscuro literally translate to 'light-dark', the technique itself is the use of tonal contrast to portray dimensions in paintings. This technique is popularized by Leonardo de Vinci and Caravaggio.