there are two things i have to say:
MORE PLUMBING LESS LAUGHING
jerry falwell and i together say: blow 'em all away in the name of the lord!!!
-lady rose of hartfordshire
Nice . . . shoes!
"...and tell her, let her paint an inch thick..."
yeah those ARE some nice kicksstray, that whole speech is kind of odd, no?
in what sense?
death and decay and graves and clowns and jesters and skulls? tis odd indeed
Well, figure he's on a revenge jag dictated by a ghost (who may or may not be the Devil, or completely imaginary, or both), plus he's just had a couple of his former friends done in. So you could say he's in an odd space.But note all the references in the play to "seeming" and play-acting and deliberate alteration of appearance. Ultimately it's a play about masks, and the skull is what's left when all the masks come off.
i'm not going to pretend to understand most of his works. i'm more a fan of takes offs of his works. like the movie scotland, pa and mazursky's tempest.
Yeah, I have a friend I go to plays with who finds them a challenge. What she's discovered is that the tragedies are easier than the comedies, and the later plays are easier than earlier ones.
i do like a midsummer nights dream
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