“Heaven shall hear our prayers; lest our sighs will breathe the welkin dim and stain the sun with fog.” – Titus Andronicus
Perhaps the blowing of the war-horn is a call to save the world?
The unfortunate reality is that not every woman, either in literature or real life, can be classified as the type of empowered female character that Gal Gadot would portray in the live-action adaption.
These figures can forge for everyone a great story.
It [the letter] gave me the notion of an exotic Immensity ruled by an august Benevolence. It made me tingle with enthusiasm. This was the unbounded power of eloquence—of words—of burning noble words.” – Joseph Conrad, “Heart of Darkness”
Do not put too much stock on any one character and expect a guaranteed retirement in a Braavosi mansion.
“Why I do trifle thus with his despair is done to cure it” – The History of King Lear, Act IV.5
“So Grendel waged his lonely war, inflicting constant cruelties on the people, atrocious hurt. He took over Heorot, haunted the glittering hall after dark, but the throne itself, the treasure-seat, he was kept from approaching; he was the Lord’s outcast.” – “Beowulf,” Lines 164-169
“Why, so, brave lords, when we do join in league I am a lamb” – Titus Andronicus Act IV Scene II
“Hath not a Jew…warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is?” – “The Merchant of Venice,” Act III.1
Such beauty can be found in such ugliness.
“There she shook the holy water from her heavenly eyes” – The History Of King Lear, Act IV.3a
A character study of an all-too-human Lego figure from “The Lego Movie.”