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Orlando, or Roland, the hero of our story, has no connection with:

Orlando, Florida, which is named after a pioneer named Orlando. 224 more words


Shakespearean Berkeley?

One of Berkeley’s most distinctive theses is the claim that the world that appears to us in perception and experiment constitutes a “divine language,” an address from God: “There is a certain analogy, constancy, and uniformity in the phaenomena or appearances of nature, which are a foundation for general rules: and these are a grammar for the understanding of nature, or that series of effects in the visible world, whereby we are enabled to foresee what will come to pass, in the natural course of things. 217 more words

What Happens in Orlando Stays in Orlando: As You Like It, reviewed.

As You Like It is my favorite Shakespearean comedy after Twelfth Night, but when the actor playing Orlando can’t hang with the actor playing Rosalind, it prevents this pleasant diversion from being something deeper. 14 more words


The Story of How I Choose My Wordpress Username

In the continuous and varied attempts to feel close to my deceased grandfather, I’d come to know that he was a very devoted follower of Swami Vivekanand. 445 more words

How 2017 Became 1599: Irondale Ensemble Probes Shakespeare's Prolific Year

Much has changed in 418 years. After all, 1599 marks a year when perhaps the most potent writer of English-language theater wrote four of his masterful works. 739 more words


Replenishment of demonetised Moola!

The new notes are in circulation and the ATM withdrawal limits will be waived off from Feb 1st, that’s good news! Now Wait a minute, does this mean that I can grab infinite amount of cash from the teller machine; 99 more words

As You Like It

As You Liked It

It’s over now. After setbacks, after failures and flukes and disappointments, we finally did it. We put on a play and now it’s over, and we go home, and sleep in, and remember what it’s like to do homework on a free afternoon. 17 more words

As You Like It