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English- Shakespeare
Some people believe Shakespeare's plays were not really written by him. Soem people believe the real authors are anywhere from Francis Bacon to Queen Elizabeth while others support Edward de Vere. Who do you belive is the literary and historical Shakespeare. I believe the real...
January 4, 2008 by Christian

English
Shakespeare invented many familiar words and phrases. Find five examples that Shakespeare invented and that we still use today. Define what they meant in Shakespeare's time and what they mean now. (I tried to look some up but they did not give the information on what they used...
October 28, 2013 by Lily

Engilsh
Tittle: "Shakespeare in Love Movie Notes and Reaction Question" what do you know about Shakespeare's family life? What do you notice about Shakespeare's love life? What do you notice about how Shakespeare writers his plays and peoms? what do you notice about the actors in ...
November 5, 2009 by Ashley

English- rhyme schemes
What is the rhyme scheme of William Shakespeare's "Full Fathom Five" and "Where the Bee Sucks There Suck I" ? Most of Shakespeare's poems are in iambic pentameter but these two aren't.
December 26, 2007 by Audrey

english
can someone just give me straightforward answers to help me study for my test tomorrow? when we say "Shakespeare's time" what years is this referring to...what centuries? Why was theatre important during Shakespeare's time?
January 7, 2008 by kelly

Shakespeare + hamlet+ english!
http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/characters.html "Osric - The foolish courtier who summons Hamlet to his duel with Laertes." Is it really an "intrusion"? Or is Shakespeare using the character to lure Hamlet into accepting the challenge and fight Laertes? ?? Why has...
December 1, 2006 by Writeacher

English
I have a question about Shakespeare. I know that he wrote many plays, (about 37) and that they all could be classified as comedy, tragedy or histories, but Which type of classification is often cited with Shakespeare's greatest plays?
February 13, 2010 by Danielle

Shakespeare, English
Hi i need to write about 5 paragraphs about: Compare different ways that Shakespeare describes dreams in the three extracts (Puck's final speech, Clarence's Dream & Caliban's Dream) using PEE
June 21, 2014 by Mohd

English
Does anyone know of a website that translates english into the shakespearean language? I can only find websites that translate shakespeare to modern english.
January 11, 2010 by Morgan

english- macbeth
well i have a couple of questions about the tragedy of macbeth that i have no clue how to answer so if you could lend me some help i'll appriciate it. it's act 2: Q1) Though Macbeth encounters no actual opposition until long after Duncan is murdered, Shakespeare must ...
March 29, 2011 by carol

English
Why is there so much Shakespeare incorporated into "Brave New World"? What does Shakespeare represent in "Brave New World"?
May 16, 2008 by Christian

Shakespeare, English
Hi i need to write about 3 more paragraphs about: Compare different ways that Shakespeare describes dreams in the three extracts (Puck's final speech, Clarence's Dream & Caliban's Dream) using PEE i have done 4 if anyone gives me at least 2 more that would be brilliant please ...
June 22, 2014 by Mohammad

english
* I have a project to do for William Shakespeare, Were i have to make some sort of amusement park and i need help thinking of what rides i should put in my amusement park but those rides have to relate to Shakespeare in someway. Plz Help!
April 22, 2009 by Shaz

Shakespeare
What are the advantages of kids learning about Shakespeare in this day and age.
December 10, 2007 by Hilka

Shakespeare
What are Shakespeare beliefs, attitude, time, heritage, and experiments.
April 23, 2013 by Anonymous

English
This is for my class its about the movie Shakespeare in love, I need to know how you would personally answer these questions. Need to know if anyone can answer these questions to get a better insight? 1. What are the main themes of the film? The film-maker's message is not ...
March 24, 2008 by John

Shakespeare
I need help with the meter in Shakespeare's Sonnet 87. I know usually his are iambic pentameter, but with eleven syllables in each line I can't make that work. HELP.
February 23, 2008 by MJ

SHAKESPEARE
Why does Shakespeare not tell us what started the family feud?
January 22, 2010 by tatyana

Shakespeare
What do you enjoy about reading Shakespeare ? plz help
February 1, 2010 by Anonymous

Honors 9 English
Where is the best place to find interpretations for Romeo And Juliet thanks &heart; Here are a few: http://www.bardweb.net/ http://www.shakespeare-online.com/ http://www.shakespeare.com http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/ http://nfs.sparknotes.com/ http://www-tech.mit.edu/...
February 9, 2007 by Teri

literature
Please help me I'm not doing homework but research on Shakespeare's sonnet Shall I Compare Thee To a Summer's day? Why does Shakespeare refute his claim?
February 28, 2009 by Literature Help

Literature
In "To the Memory of My Beloved Master, William Shakespeare." By Ben Jonhson What are two metaphors that Jonson uses as names or titles for Shakespeare?
September 10, 2008 by Jamie

12th grade Shakespeare
"O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!" -Hamlet (Act II, ii) What are two interestin ways that Shakespeare uses language in this soliloquy?
May 18, 2010 by Anonymous

What is so amazing about Shakespeare's plays?
Why do we have to learn Shakespeare in English? Most of his plays aren't even original. IMHO -- He was an ordinary man who managed to put together an amazing array of plays and other writings intended for the ordinary people during his time, not just for the nobility. His ...
February 23, 2007 by Anonymous

ENGLISH!
hey i need some help =[ for english i have to write a paper about "if i were hamlet what would i do in terms of killing the ghost. it says to take into account the revelations of the ghost, the situation at cort, characters etc....idk how i could create three distinct body ...
March 3, 2007 by gina

shakespeare
what is shakespeare saying about love in this quote"I wish my father looked but with my eyes"-- i get that it means that everyone has their own perspective on how they see one another but is there any other idea?
December 15, 2009 by clueless

english
why was shakespeare so impornt?
January 27, 2010 by kristen

english
comparisons between twelfth night and merchant of venice Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. First of all be sure you have read both plays! 1. http://shakespeare.mit.edu/twelfth_night/index.html (Twelfth Night) 2. http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/index.html...
May 7, 2007 by sajida

shakespeare
What is Shakespeare refering to when he says "O thou weed, Who art so lovely fair and smell'st so sweet That the sense aches at thee" in Othello? I havent read this, but I was wondering, is he talking to a person, or a plant?
February 24, 2008 by chelsea

language arts
Who was Shakespeare's most famous patron and what did Shakespeare write to honor this patron?
May 4, 2010 by mic

English IV
I need help constructing a thesis statement for a compare and contrast essay over Ophelia and Lady Macbeth. Please help me get started! Would this work? Lady Macbeth and Ophelia both compare and contrast with their viewpoints and personalities. Check out these sites on those ...
June 27, 2007 by Summer

english
where can i find information on william shakespeare and macbeth
January 11, 2009 by numz

English
Where are three places that William Shakespeare lives?
May 11, 2009 by Sarah

english : hamlet
How does Shakespeare link the ends of scenes to the beginnings?
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

English Hamlet
How does Shakespeare link the ends of scenes to the beginnings?
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

english
can anyone tell me the indivituality displayed by othello in the play by shakespeare?
June 19, 2010 by ray

English
In the Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew, where does Petruchio live?
October 11, 2011 by Anonymous

ENGLISH
What did "catch a cold" mean when Shakespeare first used it?
October 28, 2013 by Lily

ENGLISH HAMLET
Hi, would someone kind please tell me, what the symbolisms are in Hamlet? Thank you http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/themes.html =)
December 6, 2006 by Al Gore

English
Why did Maria play a trick on Malvolio? (Twelfth Night: Shakespeare)
October 11, 2006 by Gina

English
i'm stuck on an essay can you help: "How does Shakespeare make Act3 Scene4 so dramatic?"
October 20, 2008 by S

english
can someone tell me what the living conditions of Shakespeare's times were like
December 2, 2008 by brandon

English
Hi Does anyone have ideas for creating images for shakespeare's play 'the tempest'? thanks
January 17, 2010 by anonymous

English
Write a note on the characterstic features of 'Hamlet' by william shakespeare.
October 6, 2010 by Anonymous

english
what type of sentence is I hereby declare Tuesday Shakespeare Day.
August 20, 2012 by Stacie

English: shakespeare
Um, if anyone could help me with this i'd be very thankful. it's a school assignment and i'm having difficulties. All of this is related to The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss me Kate and 10 things I hate about you but it's mainly from The tamingof the Shrew. My tasks are .. (A) ...
June 19, 2008 by LiEN

english
I need to rewrite this sentece getting rid of unnecessary or redundnt words. Most of the attempts to prove he did not write the plays are based on the limitation of his experience and upbrining. And can you please correct this: 1. Apparently, some scholars think that William ...
January 27, 2009 by Yana

macbeth
In Scene 3 of macbeth do you think Lady Macbeth is faking when she faints. I am having a hard time understanding this play. Thanks I've never read this particular play; many others, but not this one. Try these sites: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit http://www.novelguide.com http...
January 17, 2007 by chris

Shakespeare's "Othello"
What evidence is there that Othello may have been a Mexican? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. A Mexican may have played Othello but if you are referring to Shakespeare's Othello: A Christian Moor and general of the armies of Venice. P.S. Perhaps you would ...
June 9, 2007 by Juan

English
Why does Shakespeare not tell us what started the family feud? Answer in complete sentences.
February 12, 2014 by Lane

english
i am doing a school project about william shakespeare. i am struggling to find out who his influences were . thanks for your help!
January 11, 2009 by rory

English 30-1
Hi there, i am writing an analytical essay for William Shakespeare's "Hamlet". My essay topic is this.... In Hamlet, Shakespeare reveals the effect of conflict on a person’s character. Write an essay demonstrating how Shakespeare uses a character's reaction to conflict, both ...
August 7, 2010 by Danielle

english
what issues does the scene raise? act.3.sc.4. lines 1-150 in the book twelfth night by shakespeare
October 18, 2010 by jennifer

English
Why did Shakespeare intent hamlet to have an oedipal complex? I am thinking because to make the character interesting? :S
November 5, 2010 by Joey

English
I really need you to check these sentences. Thank you. 1) Shakespeare meditates whether time is preordained or not inevitable, the result of human activity. 2) The concept of the universe as a cosmic dance was derived (induced) from the new scientific discoveries, which ...
December 3, 2011 by Henry2

english
What is a scholarly article and how can i find one about the importance of religion in the 1600's, or around the time of Shakespeare.
March 16, 2009 by jake

english
explain this quote by william shakespeare "Talking is not doing, It is a kind of good deed to say well, but words are not deeds".
April 25, 2010 by Boo

English
Is it possible to say that the main reason that Shakespeare wrote many of his plays is to entertain the people of the Elizabethian era.
June 5, 2010 by Adeola

English
For whoever has read the book "Midsummer Night's Dream" by Shakespeare, could you help me think of another name for the title for a child?
October 30, 2010 by Rebecca

English
How does Shakespeare work loyalty and betrayal into the play King Lear. Context of order vs. chaos?
October 2, 2011 by Alexis

english
I really need 6 thick (hard) questions for Act 4 scene 1-3 "King Lear" by Shakespeare PLEASE THANK YOU
April 13, 2013 by ben

English!
What is the effectiveness of having a straightforward diction in a short story? It's probably more realistic, especially if the story is told in a 20th or 21st century setting. If you want to know what the difference would be, read a bit of Shakespeare, and then read a bit of ...
November 29, 2006 by george

Shakespeare
I am having trouble finding scholarly articles/essays on issues found in King Lear. Any suggestions? First look at this site for Themes and Motifs: http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/lear/ Then use a search to check articles on those themes. One is brutality... there has ...
December 11, 2006 by Carter

English
I'm including an introductory part I wrote on Shakespeare's sonnets. Can you please check it, Writeacher? Thank you!! 1) Shakespeare’s sonnets were published in 1609, although they were probably written in the 1590s. The collection includes a hundred and fifty-four sonnets in ...
February 21, 2012 by Henry2

English
how is sir toby is realted to the quote, And thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges." (twelfth night: Shakespeare)
October 11, 2006 by Gina

english
Discuss the importance of superstition and supernaturals in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar". please help, i need to make a thesis statement
April 11, 2009 by ton

english
in his plays william shakespeare wrote a great many phares that have stood the test of time. see whether you can rearrange the letters below to discover shakespeares phares still used today. a)d t o h i n i a van_s_e_ i_t_ _h_n _ir hint: its what hamlet's fathers ghost did ...
February 4, 2007 by anna

English
What is the word for, when to many things are happening at once? chaos? In romeo and juliet (act3 scene 1) how does benvolioconnect the weather to peoples fellings? http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/romeojuliet/ This site will help you with this. "As they walk in the ...
January 17, 2007 by London

shakespeare
what do these sentences mean? their shakespeare and i dont get them.. please help! "And too soon marred are those so early made" "i'll look to like, if looking liking move; but no more dee will i endart mine eye/than your consent gives strength to make it fly." "If love be ...
February 13, 2008 by Anonymous

English 30
Discuss the ideas developed by William Shakespeare, in King Lear, about how an individual's sense of obligation determines his/her perception of honour.
June 3, 2010 by Isaa

English
In Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer, what are some examples of allusions to Shakespeare, the Bible, fairy tales, or Greek myths?
August 27, 2011 by Emily

Friendship(Shakespeare)
I'm trying to write a few sentences about what I believe friendship is. I really love Shakespeare's literature, and want to write the sentences like his. Friendship sy ne expressed fram the mind, but the soul. It is se abounding consanguinity which one could ever sense.
January 24, 2011 by Maddy

English
An essay on the following question: How is Macbeth affected when he learns of his wife's death? Consider: -The Action of Act 5-Macbeth is standing almost alone, most of his warriors have fled, and he questions what it was all for. -The Characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth- ...
March 7, 2009 by Nabiha

english
What value does Macbeth put on his soul in Act III, Scene I of "Macbeth" by Shakespeare.
May 17, 2011 by Jenna

English
Can you please check these last questions. Thank you very much!! 1) What are the most dominant themes in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? 2) How does Shakespeare define True Love in his famous sonnet The Marriage of true Minds? 3) What do the three witches stand for and what prophecies ...
March 27, 2011 by Mike

English 9
Ok. well i we have to make a poem for Shakespeare birthday and it has to be 2 lines but i have no ideas and its super confusing !
April 27, 2014 by ENGLISH NOOB

english gcse
shakespeare usually used short stage directions which one is the odd one out and why
November 7, 2010 by mandy

History
William Shakespeare recorded early English History as a historian for the Tudor line True False
October 1, 2012 by Bobby

English
Create a promotional campaign for a shakespeare play - The Tempest Think of ways of advertising this play to today's audiences.
January 17, 2010 by Dee

English
But his reference to Shakespeare is especially deliberate, being in the form of a solemn and last appeal to his friends among the scholarly dramatists to relinquish their connection with the presumptuous and ungrateful stage.
February 17, 2014 by Tommy

reading
i did all of them except these i need help all the questions look like they repeat themselves i don't know if i'm doing them correct 1.how does shakespeare use situationaL irony in act 1 to introduce or develop the impulsive thinking theme 2.what is verbal irony? how does ...
May 4, 2014 by yasminb

Shakespeare
"Every character in Shakespeare's play has a function important to the plot. Discuss the characterization of Feste using dialogue, actions and what other characters say about him. In your answer, include Feste's function in the play." HELP?! I don't really understand. Wasn't ...
September 29, 2008 by W I C K E D

9th grade
* I have a project to do for William Shakespeare, Were i have to make some sort of amusement park and i need help thinking of what rides i should put in my amusement park but those rides have to relate to Shakespeare in someway. Plz Help!
April 22, 2009 by Shaz

English - Shakespeare
I was wondering if you could help me find literary devices in this passage in "Much Ado about Nothing" by Shakespeare: BENEDICK That I neither feel how she should be loved nor know how she should be worthy, is the opinion that fire cannot melt out of me: I will die in it at ...
December 16, 2009 by Aaron

English
During Shakespeare's time, what were the military duties of ranked officers? What was the military hierarchy? It would be great if there is a website I could refer to. Thank you in advance!
October 10, 2007 by Anonymous

English
What 20th or 21st century person is similiar to either Brutus, Ceasar, Cassius or Anthony from Shakespeare's play Julius Ceasar
April 27, 2008 by Jon

English
Could you please chech the writing of the dates in letters? I included a few questions on Macbeth. 1) 2003: two thousand and three/twenty oh three 2) 1805: eighteen oh five/eighteen hundred and five. 3) What are the most dominant themes in Shakespeare’s Macbeth? 4) What ...
November 15, 2011 by Henry2

English
f this be error and upon me proved/ I nevered writ, nor no man ever loved." What is the impact of these concluding lines from shakespeare's sonnet 116? 1. They underscore the fact that everyone makes mistakes 2. They underscore the fat that shakespeare is a writer 3.They ...
December 21, 2013 by Helen

English
Here are some sentences on Shakespeare I'd like you to check. Thank you. 1)It is difficult to date Shakespeare's plays because only half of them were printed during his lifetime. Three kinds of evidence are used (?) to date his plays. 2) The most valuable is the external one, ...
October 7, 2010 by Franco

English 9
Writing Prompt: You have been assigned the task of introducing Romeo and Juliet to a group of students with no experience of Shakespeare or Shakespearean Theater. With a partner or yourself, outline the points you want to make in your introduction and how you will analyze and ...
May 2, 2014 by Anonymous

reading
what is foil? how does shakespeare use character foils to introduce or develop the theme of revenge? what is situational irony? how does shakespeare use situation irony in act 1 to introduce or develop the forbidden love theme
May 3, 2014 by yasminb

Literature
I had to write a research paper on the Globe Theater. Is this OK? In 1576, outside the city of London, an actor-manager named James Burbage built the first stable theater in England, called The Theater. Before The Theater, plays were usually performed anywhere a space could be...
January 12, 2010 by mysterychicken

English Literature
Can I please get help on writing a report of William's Shakespeare's life or biography, including information about his early or childhood life, his family, and what he did until his death.
August 16, 2010 by Anonymous

english
What type of literary or dramatic works did William Shakespeare write? burlesque pantomime satire Restoration comedy heroic drama Elizabethan drama autobiography
November 18, 2010 by danny

English Grammar
Need HELP!!!!!? I need help Grammar correction please!!! Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing what ...
March 25, 2008 by Jimmy

English
I posted this before, I need someone to check my grammar please. Shakespeare in Love 1) What are the main themes of the film? The filmmaker’s message is not clear until we see what happens to the protagonist. The Main themes of the film are love, overcoming obstacles and doing...
March 24, 2008 by Jimmy

English
Writeacher, I urgently need to rephrase Shakespeare's sonnet "When I do Count the Clock that Tells the Time". The rephrase must be simple and straightforward. Can you recommend a website? Thank you very much!!!
February 20, 2012 by Henry2

English
Questions about Shakespeare: 1. What was the most significant moment in his childhood? 2. What are his beliefs on marriage? 3. Does he believe in an afterlife? 4. Does the thought of death scare him? why? 5. What kind of music speaks to him the most?
February 2, 2014 by Anonymous

English 9th Grade
HELP!!! Need to write a 2 page paper on Shakespeare using dramatic foil. Please let me know what that means. I will be contrasting 2 characters in Romeo and Juliet. Thank you so much. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Foil Here is an excellent ...
October 26, 2006 by Lupe

english
how is shylock portrayed in the first three scenes of The Merchant Of Venice? You can read about this character here: http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/merchant/canalysis.html from http://www.sparknotes.com/lit =)
February 25, 2007 by nancy

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