Moving on to Chapter 3 in Vivienne Tuffnell’s sublime ‘The Bet’ we see Antony Ashurst dealing with the aftermath of having lost his wife and child at home.
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King Lear: Part I – In Defence of Bastards
I figured I’d follow on from Romeo and Juliet with King Lear for a couple of reasons. One, it is the Shakespeare play I consider my favourite and with which I am most acquainted and two, I think it is the one that best contrasts with the outright comical stupidity of the ‘tragedy’ of RomeoContinue reading “King Lear: Part I – In Defence of Bastards”
Romeo and Juliet – Shakespeare’s Finest Comedy
“For never was a story of more woeThan this of Juliet and her Romeo. Exeunt” So ends this play of the harsh and horrible nature of the true love of a 13 year old girl to a young man of uncertain age but we’d guess somewhere between 16-20. You see where I’m going, here? AtContinue reading “Romeo and Juliet – Shakespeare’s Finest Comedy”