Shakespeare Plays and Sonnets; Learning Guides and Teaching Resources © 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved. Shmooping Shakespeare The Ultimate Shakesperience. Welcome to Stratford-upon-Shmoop The Show / Globe to Globe Learning of his father’s death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his ‘foul and most unnatural murder’. Encompassing political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection and violent action, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s ‘poem unlimited’, a colossus in the story of the English language and the fullest expression of his genius.
How the Necronomicon Works" Weird fiction author H.P. Lovecraft created a mythology that includes bizarre monsters, troubled communities, insane scholars and a library of books filled with forbidden lore. Of all the books detailing this mythology that Lovecraft mentions in his fiction, one in particular captures the imagination more than any other: the "Necronomicon." According to Lovecraft, it's a tome filled with secrets and rituals that can drive a reader to the brink of insanity. In reality, the "Necronomicon" doesn't exist, though more than a half dozen books with the title "Necronomicon" are available at bookstores. What Inspired Shakespeare? What Inspired Shakespeare? From great classical authors like Ovid and Seneca, to English historians like Holinshed, Shakespeare's greatest influences were the works of other great writers. With the exception of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labour's Lost and The Tempest, which are wholly original stories, Shakespeare borrowed his plots, down to fine detail.
Romeo and Juliet Comic [Grammarman Home] [Romeo and Juliet Menu] [Next Page] Insults by Shakespeare - April Gudenrath The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company is a music theatre production company founded by MOBO-award winning hip-hop artist Kingslee “Akala” Daley, 25. Based in London, THSC offers young people a different view of the arts and ultimately themselves. Through our education programmes, live music events and music theatre productions we engage young people, particularly those who are considered “hard to reach” and push them toward artistic excellence.
3D animation: see London as it looked before the Great Fire A team of six students from De Montfort University in Leicester has won the Off the Map competition for turning historic maps from the British Library into realistic and detailed 3D scenery. The competition was a joint endeavour between The British Library and video game developers GameCity and Crytek. Participating teams and universities were allowed to choose from three different maps as their inspiration: The Pyramids of Giza, Wiltshire’s Stonehenge, or London around the time of the Great Fire in 1666.
Learn Criss Angel Style Magic Tricks "Awesome, you're a great illusionist!" Criss Angel is a great entertainer, performing many stunning illusions. Here are some great Criss Angel style coin tricks that look like real magic!