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Superior and Arrogant Doppelgangers

Just like Malvolio in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; Malcolm in She’s the Man is an outsider. His peers and acquaintances dislike him because of his selfishness and his obsession with getting what he wants. Both men think they are better than … Continue reading

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Burbage and Shakespeare: The Bond Between Two Elizabethan Actors.

Known as one of the greatest actors in Elizabethan theater, Richard Burbage acted for some of the most well know playwrights. He acted in plays by Jonson, Kyd, Beaumont and Fletcher, John Webster, and more importantly Shakespeare. Burbage’s father James … Continue reading

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