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Harvard ENGL E-129 - Lecture 1: Introduction to Shakespeared

Shakespeare in this millennium

The Language of Shakespeare

Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor

Taming of the Shrew

Midsummer Night's Dream

Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath\TED ED

"You're a fishmonger!" By taking a closer look at Shakespeare's words--specifically his insults--we see why he is known as a master playwright whose works transcend time and appeal to audiences all over the world.

Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath

The Complete Works of Shakspeare

Tragic Hero/Tragic Flaw

Shakespeare's Plot Model

Study Guides


[Thou art] the veriest varlet that ever chewed with a tooth.

Sonnet 130

A comparison of Daniel's and Alan's interpretations of William Shakespeare's Sonnet 130. Does age and experience tell a different story to the exuberance of youth?


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