Posts Tagged ‘William Shakespeare’

Crocodile Danedee


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

The bear in The Winter’s Tale gets all the glory, but there are actually many underrated animals in Shakespeare. Three of my favorites are in Hamlet: the beaver, the porpetine, and… the crocodile! …

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Mya Gosling: Crocodile Danedee


How “Measure for Measure” Should Have Ended


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Poor Isabella has SUCH a rough time, and is given such a rough time by everybody for prioritizing her religious convictions (i.e. not agreeing to sleep with Angelo) over the life of her brother. And then what happens at the end? The duke is all “EVERYTHING IS SETTLED, YOU’LL MARRY ME NOW, IT’S ALL GOOD”.

To be fair, he leaves the question marginally more open than that, but he is the DUKE, and it’s super-hard to say “no” to a Duke. Her response to his proposition is deafening silence, and how she actually reacts is up to interpretation. …

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Mya Gosling: Measure for Measure alternative ending

Shakespearean Vocabulary, part 5


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Shakespearean words don’t necessarily mean what you think they mean. …

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Mya Gosling: Shakespearean Vocabulary, part 5

How “Much Ado About Nothing” Should Have Ended


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Sweet, let me see your face. I am your husband, if you like of me.” …

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Mya Gosling: How “Much Ado About Nothing” Should Have Ended

Murderers Anonymous (part 2)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Let’s check back in with everyone’s least-favorite support group…

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Mya Gosling: Murderers Anonymous (part 2)

Murderers Anonymous (part 1)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

There are many murderers in Shakespeare’s plays, but only seven who are named “Murderer”. These are them. …

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Mya Gosling: Murderers Anonymous (part 1)

Romeo and Juliet: One Page Summary


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

In case you haven’t been paying attention for the past however many months, here’s basically what happens in Romeo and Juliet

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: One Page Summary

Romeo and Juliet: Death & Marriage Totals


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Let’s take a look at how many people died and how many people got married, so we can scientifically determine if this is a tragedy or a comedy. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Death & Marriage Totals

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 4)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

It’s all over apart from the crying. And the death/marriage count. And the one-page summary. And then it’ll be over, I promise. Stay tuned…

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 4)

Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 3)


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

In the previous installment of A Stick Figure Romeo and Juliet, we lost the first half of the titular couple. No prizes for guessing what happens in today’s installment. …

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Mya Gosling: Romeo and Juliet: Act 5, Scene 3 (part 3)