i've never understood the love for shakespeare though i've read some of his work. honestly, i just shake my head when people talk about how great he was.
he was really good and I admired the way how he wrote his idea and yes some of his works really hard to understand specially when he wrote it into old English.. during my college days it was a nice feeling to study and learned his works.
My favourite Shakespeare play is without a doubt Othello. Iago is one of the best characters created. He is incredibly devious, jealous, manipulative, controlling -- amazing figure to follow. I constantly marvel at Shakespeare's way with words. He may have only had two original stories of his own (so they say) but damn, could he write them.
As far as his plays go, it might sound cliche, but "Romeo and Juliet" is perhaps one of the greatest love stories of all times. Though his sonnet, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day," is my favorite.
by karthu 9 years ago
Shakespeare has written many sonnets and you know it is hard to get what he meant.Here is the translation of his sonnets into modern english which anyone can understand...
by Deb Hirt 4 years ago
Do you feel that Shakespeare's stories are just as powerful now as they were in his day?
by Imogen French 6 years ago
Do you actually enjoy Shakespeare plays or did you only read them because you had to at school?We all had Shakespeare forced upon us at school, but does anybody still read or watch the plays since leaving school, and do you think they still have any relevance or literary value in this day and age?...
by Ken R. Abell 7 years ago
If you could only have the collected works of one poet, who would it be?
by PhenomWriter 6 years ago
Many people find Shakespeare's work as 'tough'; but those who do understand, do understand what a genius he was. But was he a good poet?
by Melanie Palen 6 years ago
What are some tips for reading and understanding Shakespeare?
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