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Finding Shakespeare in Surprising Places

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs,dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is?” 739 more words

Things To See

Chapter 32: I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you

I have good news and bad news. The good news is that I have about 4 to 5 chapters’ worth of pictures saved, so theoretically I could crank out 4 more chapters in the next few days. 984 more words


If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?”.

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Money lent, an enemy made: The Merchant of Venice


With a partner discuss the following:

  • Have you ever lent money to anyone? Did they return it?
  • How do you understand the saying : “Money lent, an enemy made”?
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Lesson Plans

Shakespeare and Censorship

You probably know by now how I feel about Shakespeare. You probably also know how I feel about censorship. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when I hear of someone censoring Shakespeare, I tend to take notice. 787 more words

William Shakespeare

The Pay Day Loan.

I wonder if young Shakespeare ever took a payday loan

When he wrote of Shylock, that usurer well-known.

A pound of flesh is just about what you must sure forgo… 133 more words