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Fabulous Expressions – the Preacher

      Makepeace is a significant character in Shakespeare in Love. He is a Puritan preacher who wears a black robe and proclaims loudly to the passing crowd that he rails against “sinful” theaters, which are also almost direct … Continue reading

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Makepeace – Inspiration in an Unconventional Place

“A plague on both of your houses” is one of William Shakespeare’s most famous lines. This line of iammbic pentameter foreshadows the terrible tragedy that would come about in Romeo and Juliet. People don’t usually think of Shakespeare as writing … Continue reading

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