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Shakespeare can never be bad...

Advantages: Interesting, bloody exciting
Disadvantages: a bit dry and hard going

...This is a great play, and the third in the Henry the VI trilogy, it is facinating, and bloody though perhaps not as accessible as some of Shakespeare's other plays. It tells the story of King Henry and his battles, especially with Richard, who has been ...

mycatis 17.01.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Henry VI - Part III - William Shakespeare

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Hell have no fury like a goddess scorned

Advantages: A great example of a greek tragedy
Disadvantages: Doom and gloom

Hippolytus, the classic Greek tragedy, won first prize in the Great Feast of Dionysus in 428 B.C. Written by Euripides, this is a dark psychological play dealing with the powerful emotions of revenge, unrequited love and jealousy. The consequences are dir ...

MAFARRIMOND 08.07.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Hippolytus - Euripides

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One big sex war

Advantages: Hippolytus' speech slagging off women is beautiful (I'm a woman, I'm allowed to say that)
Disadvantages: The characters just don't... feel right... somehow.

Euripidesí Hippolytus is weird. I canít really describe it better than that. Despite the title, itís hard to work out whether the focus of the tragedy is Phaedra, wife of Theseus, Hippolytus, her step-son, or Theseus himself. The themes within the play ar ...

Muswell 22.04.2004 ∑ Read full review
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How many people have died for Harry Potter?

Advantages: It's Potter, a new story, characters are well done
Disadvantages: It's a play, time travel reliance, it's a play

The eighth Harry Potter book came out with the expected fanfare and along with the vast majority of the Potterites in the world I had waited with baited breath, after all we have waited nearly ten years for another book in this wonderful, magical series. ...

Secre 17.08.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child - J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

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This play is far from cursed!

Advantages: Characters, writing style, story
Disadvantages: None

I am a big Harry Potter fan, I grew up with the stories and films being released throughout my childhood and as soon as I heard that there was to be a new release I knew I had to get it! Luckily for me, my partner came home from work one evening with it f ...

lj1989 13.08.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child - J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

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