Sunday, April 23, 2017

Remembering Shakespeare

401 years ago, the greatest writer of all time died. It goes without saying how marvelously his work thrives still today. Here's a list of 10 movies that you didn't know were based (or loosely based) on his work. So like him or not, you've seen Shakespeare (more or less). Who remembers #7, at the 3:50 mark?

Number 4 is one of my favorites.

I think it's only fitting as we recognize the longevity of this incredible writer that we take a few minutes to consider what's changed over the years, particularly regarding the speech, the accents and language of Shakespeare's time.

Lastly, as thou hast tarrie'd so long,
let us relish here the high exposition
a duet, a ditty, a rolicking song
 of  "Who Doth Inhabit The Primary Position,"
(as played in the original Elizabethan):

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