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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.

Theatre in the 1600’s was very limited compared to the entertainment options available to writers and directors. To demonstrate your understanding of this, please select a scene from movie that you have seen in the past year and in a well developed paragraph, describe how it might have been laid out by Shakespeare.

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