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    • Richard III - Now is the winter of our discontent - Act 1, Scene 1 (Part 1) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      We take a closer look at Richard III Act 1, Scene 1 - home to famous speech "Now is the Winter our discontent".
    • Richard III - History Behind Shakespeare's Richard III Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What is the real history behind Shakespeare's Richard III? Was he really as villainous as Shakespeare suggests? Find out on About.com.
    • Richard III - Act 1, Scene 1 Summary (Part 2) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      We continue our analysis of Richard III Act 1, Scene 1. Our study guide breaks this complex play into small, easy-to-read chunks.
    • Richard III - Act 1, Scene 1 Summary (Part 3) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This summary of the final part of Richard III Act 1, Scene 1 is designed for students and new readers looking to break down this complex play.
    • Richard III - Act 1, Scene 2 Summary (Part 1) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This Richard III Act 1, Scene 2 summary will guide you through Shakespeare's complex play in plain English.
    • Richard III - Act 1, Scene 2 Summary (Part 2) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      We continue summarizing Shakespeare's Richard III - Act 1, Scene 2 in plain English!
    • Richard III - Act 1, Scene 2 Summary (Part 3) Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Want to read Shakespeare's Richard III in plain English? Here we conclude our modern translation of Richard III Act 1, Scene 2.
    • Shakespeare's Richard III - Overview Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This Richard III overview explains the historical context of Shakespeare's classic play and how it fits into Shakespeare's other plays.
    • Benedick: “This can be no trick” Created: Friday, September 12, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Benedick is one of Much Ado About Nothing’s most lively and interesting characters making him an ideal candidate for audition." itemprop="description"> Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Our analysis of the Measure for Measure themes reveals everything you need to know to gain a deeper understanding of the play." itemprop="description">ption">
    • Sonnet 1 – Study Guide Created: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Find out why Sonnet 1 is the first of Shakespeare's 17 poems that explore the issue of procreation in our study guide to Shakespeare's Sonnet 1. Expect to find analysis and translations."
    • Fair Youth Sonnets Created: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      What are the Fair Youth Sonnets? The first 126 of Shakespeare’s sonnets are addressed to the fair youth with whom the poet has a deep and loving friendship." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • Shakespeare Timeline Created: Saturday, January 23, 2010 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      This Shakespeare timeline covers all the significant events that shaped Shakespeare's life. When was 'Hamlet' written? When did Shakespeare get married? Find out all this and more with our Shakespe...
    • Lysander from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' – Character Analysis Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Lysander is one of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream's' most likable characters, as this Lysander character analysis shows." itemprop="description">> Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Read our 'The Tempest' Act 3 summary and analysis to help you understand Shakespeare’s most magical play. Key quotes from 'The Tempest' Act 3 are also included." itemif expr="$zTP='t3'" --> i...
    • 'The Tempest' Analysis Created: Thursday, February 18, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Study 'The Tempest' with our 'The Tempest' analysis. This 'The Tempest' analysis discusses Shakespeare’s presentation of morality and fairness in the play." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • 'The Tempest' Act 2 Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Get you teeth into 'The Tempest' Act 2 with our summary – the perfect study companion to 'The Tempest' Act 2 – Summary, analysis and quotes from 'The Tempest' Act 2."
    • 'As You Like It' Characters: Duke Frederick and his Court Created: Monday, April 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      This analysis of 'As You Like' It characters focuses on Duke Frederick's Court and includes character analysis of Rosalind, Celia, Le Beau, Charles the Wrestler and Touchstone."
    • Shakespeare Lesson Plans Created: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Free Shakespeare lesson plans. Our free collection of Shakespeare lesson plans and workshop ideas has been designed for teachers looking to breathe new life into Shakespeare’s plays. Our Shak...
    • Cordelia from King Lear: Character Profile Created: Sunday, September 30, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Cordelia from 'King Lear'. In this character profile, we take a close look at Cordelia from 'King Lear'." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      The Royal Shakespeare Company's voice coach, Lyn Darnley, shares her love of Shakespeare's language and reveals why Shakespeare's writing has been so enduring." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • 'The Tempest' Themes Created: Thursday, February 18, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Read about all of the main 'The Tempest' themes with our concise 'The Tempest' theme guide. The 'The Tempest' themes covered include morality, power, control and fairness.
    • 'Macbeth' Summary Created: Monday, February 01, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      What happens in 'Macbeth'? The story of Shakespeare's most intense tragedy is condensed into this summary, from the three witches to the final battle." itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • Who Was Edward de Vere? Created: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Edward de Vere has become the strongest candidate in the Shakespeare authorship debate. Discover the case in support of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and reach your own conclusion in the Sha...
    • Death in 'Hamlet' Created: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Discover how the theme of death permeates ‘Hamlet’ from the very start." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      The Dark Lady Sonnets are the second sequence in Shakespeare's sonnets in which a" itemprop="description"> Wednesday, October 01, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 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.
    • Shakespeare's Grave Created: Monday, June 14, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
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    • Sonnet Summary Created: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014
      Shakespeare's sequence of 154 sonnets revolves around the poet's relationship with his two muses - a young man with whom he is infatuated, and then later, a
    • Hermia and her Father – Character Analysis Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
      Hermia and her Father from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' are central characters. This character analysis will help you unpick the relationship between these complex characters."
    • Other Themes in 'Hamlet' Created: Friday, February 06, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
      Find out why the state of Denmark, sexuality, incest and uncertainty are all important themes in 'Hamlet'." itemprop="description"> Thursday, September 29, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
      Introducing the Shakespeare sonnets – what makes this collection of 154 Shakespeare sonnets the most important poetry ever written? Find out with our Shakespeare sonnets guide."

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