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It was a decade for revolution.
Ireland’s Easter Rising of 1916, China’s own shift of power in 1912, and the Russian Revolution of 1917. Pre-revolution the Russian Empire was only exceeded in its sheer total acreage by the British and Mongol empires, but by 1922 several smaller revolutions and conflicts sparked by the one seen in 1917 had transformed the landscape. 981 more words
Since we just read the famous “To be or not to be” speech, I think it is appropriate to talk about the theme of suicide. “To be or not to be” sounds a lot like to live or to do is the real question being asked. 380 more words
I think that everyone would agree that Hamlet has gone through quite a bit by the time the play begins. He has not only lost his father, but his mother soon married his uncle, Claudius, oddly without hesitation, making him the new king. 777 more words