Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!
Infographic via Goodreads
Hamlet and Macbeth are about a lot of things. Power and revenge. Madness and the otherworldly. But, when you get right down to it, these are plays about death and dying and murder: so that you know evil when it crosses your path.
See Shakespeare’s dark world illustrated and how each character came to their bloody end.
RICARDO GALVEZ & TOM McNAMARA (PBS)
From “The Game of Shakespeare” board game:
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
—Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
“If love be rough with you, be rough with love;
Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.”
William Shakespeare; Romeo and Juliet
“Here’s flowers for you;
Hot lavender, mints, savoury, marjoram;
The marigold, that goes to bed wi’ the sun
And with him rises weeping: these are flowers
Of middle summer…” —William Shakespeare, A Winter’s Tale