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Shakespeare Piece of the Day: The Merchant of Venice (12/19/14)

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ

ACT I. SCENE I.—VENICE. A Street.

Shy. No, not take interest; not, as you would… 474 more words

Poetry

Ratolorum is the Shakespearean Word of the Day (12/19/14)

Ratolorum (n.)

Ratolorum means malapropism for rotulorum. Ratolorum is cited in William Shakespeare’s play The Merry Wives of Windsor (MV I.i.8). Slender said to shadow about shallows position as a justice: “and Rotulorum too.”.” 30 more words

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#FF Poem of the Week

Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind   Act II, Scene 7 from ‘As You Like It’ by William Shakespeare (1600)

Blow, blow, thou winter wind.

Thou art not so unkind… 78 more words

Poetry

Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises,
Sounds and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not.
Sometimes a thousand twangling instruments
Will hum about mine ears, and sometime voices… 47 more words

Cappies review: Cairine Wilson captures humour in Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet

Where: Cairine Wilson Secondary School

Director: Natalie Simard

Victoria Hawco

Lead Critic, Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School

Featuring a fun, comic take on two classic Shakespearean plays, this production of Canadian playwright Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) presented a cast of quirky characters supported by a dedicated crew. 2,398 more words

Cappies

Rudolph Shakespeare

Rudolph Shakespeare is a cousin of the actor, poet and playwright William Shakespeare. Although close friends in the end, they did not meet face-to-face until both were thirty years of age, due to a family conflict that had spanned generations. 326 more words

Writers

Word of the Day: Disciple

Word of the Day

disciple

Definition: (noun) One who embraces and assists in spreading the teachings of another. Synonyms: adherent Usage: An avowed disciple of… 29 more words