Tags » William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Piece of the Day (10/24/14) The Winter's Tale

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Winter’s Tale


ACT V. SCENE I—SICILIA. A Room in the Palace of


Paul.                           Had she such power, 601 more words


A Thorn By Any Other Name Still Pricks

This might look like a sonnet, but it’s not.
For one, it hasn’t any sort of rhyme
(Much less a scheme); for two, it lacks a lot… 100 more words


Looking Deeper - Romeo and Juliet

OBT 25, the production celebrating Oregon Ballet Theatre’s 25th anniversary, included a section titled “Love X3”. This portion of the program featured works by Trey McIntyre and Christopher Stowell and was rounded-out with the passionate bedroom pas de deux from… 595 more words

Behind The Scenes

Sapient is the Shakespearean Word of the Day (10/24/14)

Sapient (adj.)

Sapient means wise, learned, and erudite. It was sited in Shakespeare’s King Lear (KL III.vi.22 Thou sapient sir, sit here)

“King Lear and the Fool in the Storm” by William Dyce

William Shakespeare

Doré's Ghost of Banquo (Ghost Riff 1)

It’s the disconcerting incompleteness of Gustave Doré’s The Spectrum Appearance of Banquo at Macbeth’s Feast that, paradoxically, creates the full, troubling effect of the picture. 319 more words


Book #75: Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare

The first time I read Julius Caesar was during my sophomore year of high school, and I didn’t like it. However, after having watched HBO’s “Rome” earlier this year, my background knowledge of the whole Julius Caesar situation is much better, and I enjoyed the play much more the second time around. 18 more words


Education in the age of misinformation

When all the information in the world, including mathematical formulae, historical dates and names and philosophical theories, is available at the click of a button, what is the purpose of education? 964 more words

B.C. Education Report