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“All the world’s a stage”

Today’s writing prompt invites us to imagine—in the making of a film would you rather be a director, producer or lead performer. 402 more words

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Shakespeare Piece of the Day: As You Like It (03/31/15)

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

As You Like It

DRAMATIS PERSONÆ

SCENE III. The forest.

Song.
It was a lover and his lass, 523 more words

Poetry

Courageous Conversations about Clowns

“I’m feelin’ a little raggedy today!” Chloe declares upon her entrance into the Signature office. I pull out the “Chloe Hill Memorial Mug” (where she will drop change every time she drops the f-bomb) and place it prominently on the table. 665 more words

The use and abuse of power in 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'The Tempest'

Throughout Shakespeare’s works the use and abuse of power is a leitmotif as the characters make excessive use of their power to the detriment of others in order to further their own ambitions. 3,140 more words

Essays

Was Brutus 'the noblest Roman of them all'?

Throughout the play Julius Caesar nobility is a theme that never ceases to return to the forefront of discussion, whether that be one person reflecting on another or apparent in the manor of one’s actions. 892 more words

Essays

Sheba, Lear, and the Begats. . .

— From EF —

Sheba came home this morning . Not the “little Sheba” of the 1950 William Inge play — this is our beloved whale of a Dodge Maxivan, and she had gone across the street to visit the neighbors for the weekend. 1,403 more words

The new map with the augmentation of the Indies

I am off to America in three weeks – which I am really looking forward to, but which may put a bit of a crimp in my Shakespeare obsession. 392 more words

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