Dick and jane hamletUploader: Parker 14 days ago Subscribe 4829
I don't usually don't buy the nostrum that a work of art is whatever you make of it, but Hamlet more than most plays seems open to multiple interpretations that depend on the audience's situation and expectations. Would you like poison? On the way he meets a man. Murder most foul The time is out of joint The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape. Browsing through a Shakespeare dictionary the other day A Dictionary of Shakespeare by Stanley Wells, to keep the record straightI was interested to see something the dictionary titled "Teaching Hamlet by the 'look-and-tell' method. I'll report back if I'm able to track it down--particularly if there's an extended version in Humbug.