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When Hamlet says, "No, good mother, here's metal more attractive." He is....
Hamlet (Castle Rock): Kenneth Branagh, Kate Winslet
Hamlet (Castle Rock): Kenneth Branagh, Kate Winslet
When Hamlet says, "No, good mother, here's metal more attractive." He is....
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When Hamlet says, "No, good mother, here's metal more attractive." He is....
Hamlet (Castle Rock): Kenneth Branagh, Kate Winslet
When Hamlet says, "No, good mother, here's metal more attractive." He is....
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Talking to Gertrude
Referring to Ophelia
Referring to Robert Norman's 1581 book The New Attractive about the newly discovered metal (magnets!); Queen Elizabeth loved it so much, she gave it to all her courtiers
All of the above
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Shakespeare has many girls dress up as boys, but only 1 dresses up as a pilgrim to travel: Helena in All's Well That Ends Well. Why?
Shakespeare has many girls dress up as boys, but only 1 dresses up as a pilgrim to travel: Helena in All's Well That Ends Well. Why?
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Shakespeare has many girls dress up as boys, but only 1 dresses up as a pilgrim to travel: Helena in All's Well That Ends Well. Why?
Shakespeare has many girls dress up as boys, but only 1 dresses up as a pilgrim to travel: Helena in All's Well That Ends Well. Why?
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To be different
She didn't have any boys clothes
Pilgrims from all over Europe were traveling to Rome in the Jubilee year of 1575; she could easily mingle in with the crowd
She had a ticket for the Mayflower
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The wall effigy in Stratford Church commemorating Shakespeare was erected in what year?
The wall effigy in Stratford Church commemorating Shakespeare was erected in what year?
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The wall effigy in Stratford Church commemorating Shakespeare was erected in what year?
The wall effigy in Stratford Church commemorating Shakespeare was erected in what year?
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1616 at William's death
1623: Anne Hathaway’s death & the publication of the First Folio
1596 for William's father, John Shakespeare
No one knows
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When did Ben Jonson extol the Bard’s virtues and talents?
BenJonson, after_AbrahamvanBlyenberch
BenJonson, after_AbrahamvanBlyenberch
When did Ben Jonson extol the Bard’s virtues and talents?
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When did Ben Jonson extol the Bard’s virtues and talents?
BenJonson, after_AbrahamvanBlyenberch
When did Ben Jonson extol the Bard’s virtues and talents?
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When WS died in 1616, along with Frances Beaumont
In Jonson's 1626 list of the best writers
In the 1623 First Folio
All of the above
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Why is there a comic episode in Love's Labors Lost mocking Muscovites?
Shakespeare Tavern LLL
Shakespeare Tavern LLL
Why is there a comic episode in Love's Labors Lost mocking Muscovites?
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Why is there a comic episode in Love's Labors Lost mocking Muscovites?
Shakespeare Tavern LLL
Why is there a comic episode in Love's Labors Lost mocking Muscovites?
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Shakespeare just read Dr. Zhivago
He needed the big beards and coats for comic effect
Muscovites were visiting Queen Elizabeth at court
What does it matter? We have the plays
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In Romeo & Juliet, when Juliet refuses to marry Paris, saying, "Now by St. Peter's Church and Peter too...", she's referring to...?
ShakespearesGuidetoItaly, RichardRoe
ShakespearesGuidetoItaly, RichardRoe
In Romeo & Juliet, when Juliet refuses to marry Paris, saying, "Now by St. Peter's Church and Peter too...", she's referring to...?
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In Romeo & Juliet, when Juliet refuses to marry Paris, saying, "Now by St. Peter's Church and Peter too...", she's referring to...?
ShakespearesGuidetoItaly, RichardRoe
In Romeo & Juliet, when Juliet refuses to marry Paris, saying, "Now by St. Peter's Church and Peter too...", she's referring to...?
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A randomly named fictional church
St. Peter's Basilica in Rome
St. Pietro Incarnario in Verona, still there but covered with a modern facade
None of the above
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In Merchant of Venice, when Bassanio talks about Portia's "sunny locks" that "hang on her temples like a golden fleece" & "those crisped snaky golden locks" what beauty tip is he referring to?
Shakespeare's Guide to Italy, RichardRoe
Shakespeare's Guide to Italy, RichardRoe
In Merchant of Venice, when Bassanio talks about Portia's "sunny locks" that "hang on her temples like a golden fleece" & "those crisped snaky golden locks" what beauty tip is he referring to?
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In Merchant of Venice, when Bassanio talks about Portia's "sunny locks" that "hang on her temples like a golden fleece" & "those crisped snaky golden locks" what beauty tip is he referring to?
Shakespeare's Guide to Italy, RichardRoe
In Merchant of Venice, when Bassanio talks about Portia's "sunny locks" that "hang on her temples like a golden fleece" & "those crisped snaky golden locks" what beauty tip is he referring to?
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Venetian women bleached their hair in the sun, out on their balconies
Venetian women bleached their hair with saffron
Venetian women crimped their hair with tongs
All of the above
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In Hamlet, Polonius delivers “these few precepts”on behavior to his son Laertes, which has what parallels to Queen Elizabeth's court?
William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Queen Elizabeth's Lord High Treasurer
William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Queen Elizabeth's Lord High Treasurer
In Hamlet, Polonius delivers “these few precepts”on behavior to his son Laertes, which has what parallels to Queen Elizabeth's court?
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In Hamlet, Polonius delivers “these few precepts”on behavior to his son Laertes, which has what parallels to Queen Elizabeth's court?
William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Queen Elizabeth's Lord High Treasurer
In Hamlet, Polonius delivers “these few precepts”on behavior to his son Laertes, which has what parallels to Queen Elizabeth's court?
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None. No one was being a borrower or a lender
Lord Burghley, Queen Bess's High Treasurer, wrote "Certain Precepts" for his son
See? Shakespeare was a plagiarist, even though they were printed after he died
Galileo had "precepts"
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In A Midsummer Night's Dream, when the mechanicals plan to meet at 'the duke's oak' to rehearse, they mean...?
ShakespeareGuidetoItaly, RichardRoe
ShakespeareGuidetoItaly, RichardRoe
In A Midsummer Night's Dream, when the mechanicals plan to meet at 'the duke's oak' to rehearse, they mean...?
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In A Midsummer Night's Dream, when the mechanicals plan to meet at 'the duke's oak' to rehearse, they mean...?
ShakespeareGuidetoItaly, RichardRoe
In A Midsummer Night's Dream, when the mechanicals plan to meet at 'the duke's oak' to rehearse, they mean...?
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A random tree outside Athens
A random tree in Italy where there are dukes
In Sabbioneta, aka "Little Athens", arrived at through an arched portico; the above loggia was a perfect rehearsal space -- to get up there, Italian dukes used a small door in the portico archway called the duke's oak, because it opened to an oak forest where they went hunting
What does it matter, we have the plays
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