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“Thou shalt be free As mountain winds: but then exactly do All points of my command.” The Tempest by his Shakiness.

The basic outline of the play is that Prospero was shipwrecked with his daughter, Miranda, after his brother stole his title- the Dukedom of Milan. 240 more words

Shakespeare Sunday

BBC News Not As Hysterical About Harvey Sweinstein

By ilana mercer

I’d like to better understand the American conservative media’s orgy over Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced and disgraceful Hollywood film producer and studio executive who used his power over decades to have his way with starlets. 1,064 more words


Sonnet 40: Take all my loves, my love, yea, take them all

Take all my loves, my love, yea, take them all:
What hast thou then more than thou hadst before?
No love, my love, that thou mayst true love call— 108 more words


Shakespeare Saturday: Triggered

Hey everyone! It’s me, A, back from another accidental hiatus due to the fact that keeping track of days is not my forte… Anyhoo, it’s Shakespeare Saturday! 156 more words

PTS 07/042: Mr Sandman, Dream Me A Dream ...

PTS Shakespeare read-through – Richard III, Act I sc iv.

Back in early 1997, I discovered that my eldest son was on his way.  The pregnancy was unplanned, and to say the least a shock to a frankly… 1,101 more words

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Film: Hamlet (BBC adaptation with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart)

This is the first time that I’ve seen or read Hamlet and I only had the faintest idea of the plot. This film is a good way to experience it. 170 more words


Literary Wisdom: Hamlet, Act Three

Hello, everyone–

Act III of Hamlet is where the story shifts from the prince’s thinking to the prince’s acting and thinking. It’s the place where we root for Hamlet as he stages the play to convict Claudius of his sin, yet it is also where we despise him for dwelling in his furious hate as he sheathes his sword behind his praying uncle. 1,376 more words