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Unformatted text preview: you could do it? • Other ideas? 1 For the Writers & the Philosopher Kings/Queens “Words, words, words.” – Hamlet Perhaps the primary reason that Shakespeare’s works are still studied today is his command of language: his clever turn of phrase, his masterful blending of vivid poetry and prose, his ability to ‘unpack an audience’s heart with words’. It’s no wonder so many of his words, lines, phrases have become modern English idiom – it’s fantastic stuff! And then there’s what you can do with all those words and ideas as a literary critic… So, if you like to write, here are some suggestions: • Creative Writing o Translation of significant scene or scenes (could be a script or screenplay…perhaps in different context or time period, etc.) o An original story that explores major theme/s addressed in Hamlet or considers story or part of story from another angle (cf. “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” – see me for more details) o A poetic work that explores major theme/s addressed in Hamlet or considers story or part of story from another angle (cf. “Rosencrantz and Gui...
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