Category Archives: William Shakespeare

Becoming cultured, literate and armed

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Becoming Bun: Benevolence   Stand Out Amidst The Literary Elite To Save Our Nation. written by bunpeiris We, The People, Must Become Bun: Cultured, Literate & Armed Today Sri Lanka being under the hammer of western powers and Sinhalese being one of the endangered species of the world, as bun, among many others profess that is, it is high time for the […]

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Shylock

Merchant of Venice

The Demonic Hatred of Shylock by bunpeiris If you prick us, do we not bleed? [MV Act iii, Sc.i] What’s the foremost of the reason for Shylock’s hatred toward Antonio? The main reason for Shylock’s hatred toward Antonio is money. It is not the lack of money, but surplus of money. That was the root cause of Shylock’s hatred towards […]

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Enjoying Shakespeare

Reading & Enjoying Shakespeare, the supreme center of the Western Canon Compiled by bunpeiris     Of all the images of Shakespeare, I like this most: the image with a ring in the ear. Of course, Shakespeare had no pretensions. An interesting idea by some punk [eh!] painter. I love that ring, a glorious diamond in the ear like that of […]

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Enjoying Shakespeare

Reading & Enjoying Shakespeare, the supreme center of the Western Canon Compiled by bunpeiris     Of all the images of Shakespeare, I like this most: the image with a ring in the ear. Of course, Shakespeare had no pretensions. An interesting idea by some punk [eh!] painter. I love that ring, a glorious diamond in the ear like that of […]

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Romeo & Juliet

romeo-and-juliet

William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet    Marginal Comments by bunpeiris It all catches fire with insanely wagging tongues of a couple of slapstick cowards, minions: not at all by steel of the masters. A brawl among the bawdy & rowdy from the houses of Montague and Capulet equal in dignity, succeeds in setting ablaze an unknown ancient feud between the […]

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Shakespeare in a nutshell

Shakespeare in a nutshell by bunpeiris Was Shakespeare [1564- 1616] fortunate to have lived in the golden age [Queen Elizabeth’s reign: 1558–1603] of English history, or was it the golden age that was fortunate to have him?   The worst of times, the best of works It has been argued the best of the literary works comes into life in […]

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Shakespeare was and wasn’t

Shakespeare was and wasn’t Following gleaning is off  the website of Virginia Commonwealth University VCU MENORAH REVIEW Winter/Spring 2009Number 70 The Ancient Grudge: The Merchant of Venice and Shylock’s Christian Problem Shakespeare was not an anti-Semite like Antonio and Gratiano nor a racist like Portia and Brabantio nor a sociopath like Richard III nor cynical like Jaques nor disdainful like Coriolanus […]

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