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Shakespearean dating tips - Anthony John Peters


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Beyond giving the world dozens of English language masterpieces and inventing countless words (including the word countless), William Shakespeare, ever the overachieving bard, especially had a way with the romantic turn of phrase. Anthony John Peters explains why Shakespeare’s coy use of metaphor was so effective -- and may just help you get a date today.

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  • Educator Anthony John Peters
  • Animator Kat Llewellyn
  • Producer S. P. Landess
  • Narrator Brian Bender

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