He tells us that he seeks the crown to compensate for his deformity he was a hunchback from birth. Richard attempts to usurp authority as king being the catalyst of chaotic events.
Shakespeare uses Richard's character as his main device for setting the scene. Pacino offers a fresh perspective on the allure of evil to Richard in form of his film, LFR.
But, the play was written in at a time where James I was on the throne.
Unfortunately he is unable to accept life as an ordinary subject after having tasted what it means to rule It is through the exploration of what the conscience represents that the values of the play and film lead to a deeper understanding of the complexity of the human identity.
Knowing the challenges Elizabeth faced during her childhood and into her reign because of her father, King Henry VIII 's ever-changing mind whether or not she was a legitimate heir or a bastard, I agree with Hunt in the fact Shakespeare took a huge risk with his performances of Richard III, if in fact she did see the performance which is something I will be touching on later on, but for the sake of the r