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‘Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow/Creeps in this petty pace from day to day/To the last syllable of recorded time…”

Macbeth Act Five, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ———————————— The world is still deceived with ornament. In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, But, being seasoned with a gracious voice, Obscures the show of evil? The Merchant of Venice, … Continue reading

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“Which is the merchant here and which the Jew?”

The Merchant of Venice Act Four, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ———————————————- As much as I appreciate and respect Harold Bloom on all things Shakespearean, I think when it comes to The Merchant of Venice, he is too wrapped up … Continue reading

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“Shed thou no blood, nor cut thou less nor more/But just a pound of flesh.”

The Merchant of Venice Act Four, Part One By Dennis Abrams —————————- Act Four:  Although Bassanio has arrived back in Venice and offers to repay Antonio’s debt twice over, Shylock demands nothing less than his full legal rights.  The Duke … Continue reading

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