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6 Historical Inaccuracies Found In Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Many of us know the history of Macbeth, but few people really ponder the life of the real Macbeth. Were they to do so, they may come across a number of historical inaccuracies in Shakespeare’s play. Here we will consider some of them to shed light on real events that took place in the 11th […]

Why Do Modern Readers Seem To Hate “Romeo and Juliet” So Much?

Author bio: Eveline Heston is a freelance writer who loves literature with all her heart. She dedicates a lot of her time to researching William Shakespeare’s legacy, which, among modern American literature, is her biggest passion. Apart from writing, her other projects involve plagiarism checking which helps students all around the world.  Plays are enjoyable […]

Shakespeare Calling, The Book!

Our friends over at the Shakespeare Calling blog have just released their Shakespeare ruminations in book format: Why Shakespeare? Who is this Hamlet? Is Lady Macbeth really evil? Can Caliban really be a twitchy speeded Goth freak? What’s so interesting about Lady Blanche, Lucius, Queen Margaret, Cassius, Paulina, Emilia, Celia…? These and many, many more […]

Shakespeare for Better English?

The Pros and Cons of Using the Bard to Better Your Language Skills Shakespeare is regarded as one of the most well known writers in history. His words resonate with everyone from teenagers reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream to lifetime fans who see his work performed on-stage in London. His quotes are among the most […]

How Romantic Love Quotes by Shakespeare Can Help a Man Win a Woman’s Heart

Shakespeare has always been considered as an icon of romanticism. His writings have been eternalized through many ways. His plays found their ways into stages and silver screens. Why not make use of his popular romantic love quotes to find your way to a woman’s heart? The words used by Shakespeare successfully immortalized the characters […]

Teaching Shakespeare to Middle Schoolers in Spring

Guest blog post from English teacher Robert Dale,. “It’s Spring!” My English teacher used to yell, usually at the boys. “The sap is rising!” She would look at us meaningfully, then repeat, “RISING” in a tone of great meaning and portent. Not that we got what she was saying, the boys far too distracted with […]