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Jaques: determinedly depressed

I have come to the conclusion that Jaques loves being unhappy and has no real desire to change. When he is introduced in Act II Scene v, Amiens is singing a somber tune to him, and Jaques shows delight in it and asks for more. 494 more words

Discourse, Philosophy, and Perspective With Touchstone and Corin

In act III, Scene ii, The countryman Corin asks the court jester, the wise-fool Touchstone: “and how like you this shepherd’s life, Master Touchstone?” To which Touchstone offers opposed perspectives. 276 more words

Flotsam and Jetsam

While it is true that better times have been had
Keep in mind there’s no need to be mad
Because change is something that ever will spin… 99 more words
Writing Prompts

Every Day

All these days when I do seem to’ve done nothing

I have, at least, been loving you

As I have ever since I first saw you… 102 more words


What's Cooking in the Park: 8/28 - 9/1

It’s time for the third weekend of Shakespeare in the Park! This weekend is a special one because it’s Labor Day weekend, that means there will be a special Monday showing of As You Like It. 320 more words


A Lone Shrew Discovered at Homerton College

Over the last few days I have teetered on the edge of a Shakespeare coma. Last Wednesday I watched the BBC’s Henry VI part 1 and Branagh’s… 2,655 more words