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Listening to Global Shakespeare «

Listening to Global Shakespeare « | English | Scoop.it
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We all know reading and studying Shakespeare can be quite difficult to comprehend. However, Shakespeare's intentions were always for mere enjoyment. With the online access to "Global Shakespeares," we are able to carefully view and listen to live performances that can help us gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Shakespearean language through the use of dramatic works.

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Understanding Shakespearean Language

Understanding Shakespearean Language | English | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble Shakespeare features newly edited texts of the plays prepared by leading scholars from America and Great Britain, in collaboration with one of the world's foremost Shakespeare authorities, David Scott Kastan of Columbia University.
Simaima Taukolo's insight:

- Why do you think Shakespeare invented words that were found to be difficult for even his own fellow friends and actors to understand?

(Note: Shakespeare's intentions)

 

- How does the use of no sets and only a few props in Shakespearean plays impact on his use of language?

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