Shakespeare Saturdays: Favourite Speeches

Who doesn’t love a good speech or soliloquy? They reveal so much about the characters who give them and they often touch upon some of the most important themes of the plays they’re featured in. I’ve chosen five of my favourite Shakespeare speeches to include in this post and I’d love for you to share… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Favourite Speeches


Shakespeare Saturdays: Winter Quotes

It’s almost the winter solstice (just a couple of days left!) so I thought I’d share some of my favourite winter-related quotes from Shakespeare’s plays and poems. Henry VI, Part II; Act II, scene iv Thus sometimes hath the brightest day a cloud; And after summer evermore succeeds Barren winter, with his wrathful nipping cold:… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Winter Quotes


Top Ten Tuesday: Five Favourite Villains

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Favourite Villains I chose just five of my favourite villains because I limited myself to just one Shakespearean villain. I could have made this list into my top 10… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Five Favourite Villains


Shakespeare Saturdays: Titus Andronicus

Welcome to a new weekly series on my blog entitled Shakespeare Saturdays. Despite the title, I won’t only be talking about Shakespeare in these posts but his work will be the main focus overall. However, being the Renaissance literature nerd that I am, I also want to write about other writers from the era including… Continue reading Shakespeare Saturdays: Titus Andronicus

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#Shakespeare400 – All the World’s a Stage

This is the second of my #Shakespeare400 posts and this time I’m celebrating Shakespeare’s plays. I have many, many favourites but I’ve narrowed it down to just four. Honestly, I could have written about at least 20 of them but that would have been incredibly boring to read. I love Shakespeare’s Comedies and Tragedies but… Continue reading #Shakespeare400 – All the World’s a Stage