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Shakespeare Saturday - 21 January 2017

Today seems apropos for Shakespeare’s great speech about women’s empowerment–or lack thereof. 

It’s easy to cast Lady Macbeth as a supreme villainess, and that’s what so many scholars and directors have done over the centuries.  289 more words

Things X Reading: Much Ado About Nothing

I first read William’s Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing in 5th grade. We were asked to make our first formal book report and our English teacher told us to choose any book we would like to base our analysis on. 479 more words


Let me not to the marriage of true minds

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments; love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds, 94 more words


A Fairy Song

Over hill, over dale,
Thorough bush, thorough brier,
Over park, over pale,
Thorough flood, thorough fire! 64 more words


All The World's a Stage

All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances,
And one man in his time plays many parts, 184 more words


Shakespearean Vocabulary, part 4

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

I would fain wot if thou art a wanton villain. Also, I’m hungry for wonton soup now. …

goodticklebrain vocabulary 4

  • “The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.” ~William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
William Shakespeare