On A Man for All Seasons Popularity; Why I think it’s a modern classic
Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons continues to take the world by storm after almost a thousand performances since 1960. For a historical play, a play about William Shakespeare’s era at that, this is amazing. It follows our two titular men for all seasons, Thomas More and The Common Man as Thomas More is…
Lines You’ll Die For: A Man for all Seasons
In some of my better essays, I use anywhere from 5 to 15 relevant quotes from the work I’m talking about. This, at AS/A level is invaluable to earning higher marks. But people often ask, ‘Which quotes are relevant?” Relevant means ‘having significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand’ (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). If your…
Main Themes in A Man for All Seasons
My second treat for you: some very MAJOR themes in AMFAS. Is my gift ready yet? A click on ‘Follow’ is all I’m asking for! Or some sweet-nothings in the comments section. (Requests for blog post ARE included) These themes are kind of obvious when you finish reading the book, but the points standing…
The Advent Season Kicks off! So my true love, what shall I give to you?
Merry Christmas in advance! Here in Ghana, we celebrate the King’s birth only on the 25th, but the holiday spirit abounds here and all over the world. So, I think some presents are in order. What do you think? A click to follow my blog? A sweet email (or comment) about what you guys want?…
Rough Outline of A Man for All Seasons Act 1
As part of the Advent Season, I present to you an Outline of Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons for you merry pleasure. Hope it helps! I know there are no scenes in AFMAS, but I’ve broken Act 1 into scenes where there is a scene change, or the Common Man makes a move.