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Lee Jamieson

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By Lee Jamieson

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    • Common Phrases Invented by Shakespeare Created: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      You have probably quoted Shakespeare thousands of times without realizing it. His writing lives on in our everyday language - testament to his powerful influence over the English language."
    • Facts About Shakespeare Created: Sunday, November 27, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Our Shakespeare "crib sheet" brings together all the essential facts about Shakespeare in one place. When was he born? What was his religion? When was the Globe built? How many plays and sonnets did he write? Facts about Shakespeare!
    • Shakespeare Lost Years Created: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The gaps in Shakespeare’s biography have become known as the Shakespeare lost years. Our guide explores the main theories surrounding the Bard’s activities and whereabouts during the Sh...
    • Shakespeare Sources Created: Tuesday, June 08, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The stories told in Shakespeare’s plays are not original. We reveal the main Shakespeare sources used to write the plays." itemprop="description">
    • Shakespearean Verse Created: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Unlike modern plays, Shakespeare and his contemporaries wrote plays in verse. This is a poetic framework that gives characters a structured speech pattern and enhances their authority."
    • What Year Did Shakespeare Write ‘Romeo and Juliet’? Created: Thursday, August 05, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      What Year Did Shakespeare Write ‘Romeo and Juliet’? Discover the answer on the Shakespeare pages of About.com alongside your other essential Shakespeare questions.
    • Shakespeare Comedy Created: Monday, March 29, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      What are the common characteristics of a Shakespeare comedy? Our guide shows you how to identify a Shakespeare comedy." itemprop="description">> Monday, January 10, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Are you looking for the most romantic Valentine’s Day poem ever? Then look no further than Shakespeare’s greatest, most heart-tingling sonnet. It’s perfect for a Valentine’s...
    • Love in 'Romeo and Juliet' Created: Monday, December 15, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      'Romeo and Juliet' has become forever associated with love. But Shakespeare's treatment of this theme is complex and multifaceted." itemprop="description">...
    • Iambic Pentameter Examples Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This collection of iambic pentameter examples from Shakespeare’s plays reveals how much the Bard used Iambic Pentameter. Examples are drawn from a range of plays." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
    • Sonnet Examples Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Looking for Shakespeare sonnet examples? We bring you a collection of Shakespeare’s most renowned sonnets as examples." itemprop="description">
    • 'Macbeth' Themes Created: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Read about all of the main 'Macbeth' themes with our concise 'Macbeth' theme guide. The 'Macbeth' themes covered include ambition and guilt.
    • 'As You Like It' Setting: Forest Vs Court Created: Thursday, May 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      In 'As You Like It', setting is very important. This article compares how the forest and the court are presented and considers what this says about the class struggle at the heart of the play."
    • Shakespeare Sonnets Created: Monday, May 16, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The Shakespeare sonnets are considered by many to be the most romantic poems ever written. We pick out the top 5 Shakespeare sonnets to get you into a romantic mood.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 4, Scene 2 Analysis Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Are you studying 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 4, Scene 2? This Analysis guides you through the scene in plain speaking modern English!
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 4, Scene 1 Analysis Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      This analysis of 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 4, Scene 1 guides you though the scene, step-by-step.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 3, Scene 3 Analysis Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Discover 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 3 with our Analysis. Our study guide can help you better understand the this classic play.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 3, Scene 2 Analysis Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Read a full analysis of Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 3, Scene 2. Analysis designed for students new to the play.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2 (Part 4) Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Read Shakespeare's original text to 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2 on About.com.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2 (Part 3) Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The third part of the original text to Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 1 - broken up into manageable chunks for students.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2 (Part 2) Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The complete text to 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2 as part of our study guide to 'The Taming of the Shrew' - The ultimate guide to students of Shakespeare!
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2 (Part 1) Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Here you will find the complete text to 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 2, all for FREE as part of our study resource. The purpose of this resource is to create the ultimate guide to this classic Shakespeare play.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 1 Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Read the complete text to 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 1 for FREE on About.com - the perfect study resource for students new to this classic play.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 (Part 4) Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      The concluding part to Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1. FREE access to the Bard's original text 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 (Part 3) Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      We bring you the original text to William Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 for FREE on About.com. Enjoy!
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 (Part 2) Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      The original text to 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 continues here - the ideal study resource!
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 (Part 1) Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Read the original text to Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1. To help you study this play, we have broken this long scene into manageable chunks.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 3, Scene 1 Analysis Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Looking for an in-depth analysis for 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 3, Scene 1? Everything you need to know about this classic scene is here in straightforward English.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 2, Scene 1 Analysis (Part 2) Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Our analysis of 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1 is here to help you overcome Shakespeare's difficult language and understand the play.
    • 'The Taming of the Shrew': Act 2, Scene 1 Analysis (Part 1) Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      This in-depth analysis of 'The Taming of the Shrew' Act 2, Scene 1, is perfect for reading alongside Shakespeare's original text.
    • William Shakespeare - How Many Plays? Created: Friday, July 02, 2010 Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014
      William Shakespeare - How Many Plays? Discover the answer on About.com along with answers to other essential Shakespeare questions.
    • Top 3 Petruchio Speeches from 'The Taming of the Shrew' Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      We bring you the top 3 speeches from the greedy and chauvinistic Petruchio from 'The Taming of the Shrew'.

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