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I had the wonderful opportunity a few years ago to visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and grave in Stratford-Upon-Avon while abroad at Oxford, and boy, that was a really fun day. The museum and preservation of his estate was really amazing, and it was kind of surreal to be walking around the town — I even gotContinue reading “DID SHAKESPEARE REALLY WRITE ALL THOSE PLAYS?”
“These violent delights have violent ends,And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,Which, as they kiss, consume.” Romeo and Juliet, II.vi.9-11 So, I had never previously been much of a Romeo and Juliet fan. I thought it was some kind of whiny, sappy romance where everyone dies, foolishly, at the end. Ew. It wasContinue reading “ROMEO AND JULIET”