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The Unfallen Yellow Leaf

Age, with his stealing steps, hath clawed me in his clutch,’ as the gravedigger in Hamlet says. I’m not so sure I agree –he was speaking about a skull, after all- but I have to admit there are times when I do feel old, and shipped ‘ 1,080 more words

Nutshell

I heard that you should have a general knowledge of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to fully enjoy and benefit from reading Ian McEwan’s novel, Nutshell. Let’s see: a brother and his brother’s wife conspire to kill the married brother and assume the marriage rites for themselves. 388 more words

Reading

declaration of Hamlet exam material: thru 3.4

“By the end of the Tue/Wed class (Dec 6/7), we will officially declare the last line covered.”

–from previous agenda

The “last line covered” is officially  3.4.218–i.e., the end of Act 3. 16 more words

Homework

Ophelia in the Water

Or, The Danger of Female Passivity in Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Of all of William Shakespeare’s female characters, Ophelia is remembered as being one of his more passive, yet endearing heroines, from arguably his most famous play, … 1,842 more words

Literature

Hamlet Favorite Act II Quotes

Hi! Here’s the next installment of my “Favorite Hamlet Quotes” graphic series.
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Writing

Re-Reading Old Papers

There is a certain point in the day when you are unemployed and looking for work where you’ve filled out all of the applications you can possibly fill out – either because you’ve simply applied for everything you’re qualified for, or because writing another cover letter might make you cry. 153 more words

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