Learning Shakespeare: A layman’s Guide

I’ve had someone ask me how I got into Shakespeare, and what I do to understand a play as far as character, plot, and understanding Shakespeare’s use of language. I thought I’d just type up a short little something on the subject, but it had started to grow into something more then I intended. The more I thought about it, the more I came to believe  it deserved it’s own page, so it can grow and change with my own personal experience, as well as with others suggestions.

Here are the first two steps out of the four I use for studying a play:

Link: Learning Shakespeare: A Layman’s Guide

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  1. […] In the meantime, I wanted to post a link to another blogger’s ideas for getting into Shakespeare. He’s focusing more on experiencing the live performances and then reading the text. I think it’s a great idea if you have the time and opportunity to see live performances! Here’s his post: Learning Shakespeare: A Layman’s Guide […]

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