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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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To be or not to be? Not to be personally!

Advantages: The last production had David Tennant as Hamlet!
Disadvantages: Reading and analysing can be painful and lengthy!

...of the fact I am putting this on two review sites and I am using it as a revision tool too.. I have a Hamlet exam on the 20th of January and my revision - well I'm trying!!! So I am using this as an aid to remind myself ab ...

ChemicalRomance 19.01.2009 · Read full review
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The Play's the Thing.

Advantages: A superb play.
Disadvantages: It may take a bit of effort if you are new to Shakespeare.

It is a fine summer afternoon in the year 1601. In the Globe Theatre on the south bank of the Thames the crowd waits in eager anticipation to see the new tragedy, Hamlet. The noise is deafening. In the covered galleries sit the merchants, the professiona ...

Baskin 02.12.2003 · Read full review
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An Artistic Failure?

Advantages: The best play ever written
Disadvantages: Um, Hamlet is the prince of my dreams

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Far from being an "artistic failure" as my favourite poet T. S. Eliot describes it, Hamlet is my favourite play of all time. Perhaps the best thing about this masterpiece, in addition to Shakespeare's very well-known mas ...

sottovoce82 17.05.2008 · Read full review
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Help, more Shakespeare

Advantages: Lots to write about
Disadvantages: Very long

Hi everyone, its good to be back!! Been away a while studying, but im back for a bit to get your valued opinion on my last peice of English Literature corsework, i struggle with Shakespeare and I would greatly appretiate your honest opinion, which i know ...

loz989 02.04.2004 · Read full review
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