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Trigger Warnings And The Bard

We’ve reached a milestone of sorts:  students at Cambridge University in England have been given “trigger warnings” about studying the plays of William Shakespeare.  According to reports, undergraduates in English Literature at the school — which is located just north of the Bard of Avon’s old stomping grounds in London — were cautioned that a lecture focusing on  385 more words

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Julius Caesar: Act 1, Scene 2 (part 4)

(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Casca is probably my favorite character in Julius Caesar. He’s just so sardonic and disrespectful. 61 more words

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Shakespeare in Modern Day

Shakespeare is probably one the greatest, well-known writers that produced a lot of literary works varying in different styles and subjects. With all of his work, you can see a lot of modern stories and some tales base their concepts or ideas around Shakespeare’s work. 114 more words

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

Published: 1595

Genre: Comedy Play, Classic Drama

Shakespeare’s intertwined love polygons begin to get complicated from the start–Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander. 588 more words

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The Rep Brings a Dynamic "Hamlet" to the Stage

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Paul Mason Barnes
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
October 13, 2017

Hamlet is arguably Shakespeare’s best-known play. It’s certainly oft-studied and oft-performed. 656 more words

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Reading Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 3

Scene 1

Summary:  The band of Athenian workers meet up in the forest and begin rehearsing their play. Robin Goodfellow wanders in on them invisible and uses his magic to turn Bottom into a donkey-headed beast. 514 more words

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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

Genre: Classics, Drama, Romance
Page #: 246
Publisher: Folger Shakespeare Library
Published in: 2004

Official Synopsis

The action is set in Sicily, where Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, has recently defeated his half-brother, the bastard Don John, in a military engagement. 211 more words

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