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4/20/2014 - Quote of the Day

“And do you tell me of a woman’s tongue,
That gives not half so great a blow to hear
As will a chestnut in a farmer’s fire?” 34 more words


Celebrating Poetry | William Shakespeare

A continuation of Celebrating National Poetry Month

Day 19—

Sonnet CVI: When in the Chronicle of Wasted Time
by William Shakespeare

When in the chronicle of wasted time… 114 more words

National Poetry Month

William Shakespeare: His Plays ... His Sonnets

William Shakespeare wrote thirty eight plays giving the world an insight into history as seen through the eyes of one man. His work covered three main genres: History – Tragedies – Comedies. 1,694 more words

William Shakespeare

Towards A Definition of 'Universality'

Hello all, it’s time for blog post number two, and today I want to talk about what it means to be ‘universal’ and whether or not that’s a good thing, or even a possible thing, to be. 512 more words


William Shakespeare: 37 Plays, 154 Sonnets, 2 Epic Poems and the Ability to Survive 450 Years

“To thine own self be true.” – Polonius  Hamlet Act 1 Scene 3
I haven’t written a blog post in a rather long time due to the lack of time I possess and also due to the lack of creativity I seem to have had over the last month or so. 842 more words

Transformation: Part 2

…so there I was in Mr. Roundy’s 8th grade Social Studies class.  Bono and I wrestling with the existential dilemma of not yet finding what we were looking for.   904 more words

Week 35: A NorthernReader Easter

Every year, the newspapers echo with the anguished cries of life’s little organisers against the swerving swooping Easter date as it flits across the calendar. How much tidier things would be, the argument seems to run, if we could just pick a date and stick to it, year by year. 990 more words