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Journey in Literature: Me + Shakespeare = A love story

Yep, I admit it. I’m a total book nerd. I love Shakespeare.

It all started in 9th grade…

My English teacher introduced us via Romeo and Juliet… 846 more words


Shakespeare's Shortcomings

Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s “problem plays,” plays that are, on the surface comedies, but have difficulties that rebel against the comedy.  The Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure, and All’s Well That Ends Well are among his other “problem plays.”  To be honest, I love the problem plays, not just in spite of their difficulties, but because of their difficulties.   1,164 more words


I probably should have brought this up before, but here’s the deal with me and Shakespeare of late. The reason I’m writing all this nonsense. 1,216 more words

Kate's Speech in Taming of the Shrew: Chaste, Obedient, Loquacious?

At the end of Taming of the Shrew, Katherine gives a speech on the role of wives.  The text of the speech urges women to submit to their husbands.   242 more words

A Summer of Shakespeare Reviewed

This year marked 400 years since the death of one of the most famous British citizens that has ever lived: William Shakespeare. A man whose influence is still felt today in language, performance and culture in general, even… 2,679 more words

Entertainment Reviews

Vinegar Girl: Book Review

“Beware against the sweet person, for sugar has no nutrition”

Rating: 1.5/5

I had such high expectations for this book; good reviews combined with that beautiful cover and the memory of how successfully it can be retold, I went into it with high hopes. 448 more words