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ENG 12 Unit 2.2 The English Renaissance: Drama

Warm-up: Read together, “A Marriage Proposal” by Anton Chekov.

Review of common dramatic terms, the history of theater, and its evolution to contemporary theater. 2,847 more words


The Second-Best Bed

Time for a more well-known fact now, but one that is still a favourite of mine:

In his will, Shakespeare left his wife the second-best bed. 76 more words

Snappy Facts

Getting in Character ... July 6th, 2015

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From Act II, Scene VII of As You Like It, Shakespeare asserts that “all the world is a stage and all the men and women, merely players.” 258 more words

The Jesonian

When you expect something, anything and it doesn’t occur you are usually disappointed. Expect nothing, then everything you receive becomes a gift.


First Times Are A Must To Savour Life


July 06, 2015, DHNS

Our first cry, our first step, our first smile, our first word, our first blooper have invariably become family stories. … 424 more words

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Two Shakespeare Comedies

When I lived near London a visit to Shakespeare’s Globe was an annual event. However since moving north I have missed out. This year I went to see Measure for Measure; a bawdy romp with a serious side.   253 more words