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“They say the owl was a baker’s daughter. Lord, we know what we are, but know not what we may be”

Hamlet Act Four, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ———————————- Let’s look at Ophelia.  And Gertrude and Ophelia.  First from Harold Bloom: “Polonius is an old meddler, and Guildenstern and Rosencrantz are confidence men at best [MY NOTE:  That sounds about … Continue reading

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“They make much ado about nothing because they know nothing will come of nothing, and so they speak again.”

Much Ado About Nothing An Introduction By Dennis Abrams Set in the Sicilian town of Messina, William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing positively sizzles with holiday spirit.  Its rich humor was, in fact, singled out early by his contemporaries:  in … Continue reading

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