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Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath

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“You’re a fishmonger!” By taking a closer look at Shakespeare’s words--specifically his insults--we see why he is known as a master playwright whose works transcend time and appeal to audiences all over the world.

How do you think audience reactions to Shakespeare's work has changed over the years? How have the demographics of his audiences changed over time?

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