What does No Fear Shakespeare mean?

What does No Fear Shakespeare mean?

No Fear Shakespeare is a line of books that offers modern English translations of Shakespeare’s famous plays and sonnets. The modernized versions make reading the plays much easier. The No Fear Shakespeare books can be found online at Sparknotes. They can also be found in bookstores.

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What did William Shakespeare fear?

Dr Philip Schwyzer, senior lecturer at Exeter University, said: “Shakespeare had an unusual obsession with burial and a fear of exhumation. The stern inscription on the slab has been at least partially responsible for the fact that there have been no successful projects to open the grave.”

What happened in Act 1 Scene 4 of Romeo and Juliet?

Romeo and his posse (i.e., Benvolio and Mercutio) are getting ready to sneak into the Capulets’ party. Luckily, it’s a costume party, so they can wear masks. Romeo continues to boo-hoo about the unavailable Rosaline and then he announces that he had a dream the night before. …

How does Juliet propose to Romeo?

Then Juliet basically proposes to Romeo when she says “If that thy bent of love be honourable, / Thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow.” Translation: “If you love me and want to marry me, let me know ASAP.” Romeo is game. They end up setting up a way to send messages the next day so they can plan the wedding.

How does Juliet ask Romeo to prove his love for her?

Juliet then decides that Romeo can prove that his love is honorable by proposing to marry her. This would indeed be a permanent pledge, rather than a “rash” or “sudden” one. Romeo duly promises to call upon Juliet the next day, “at the hour of nine.”

What did Romeo say about Rosaline?

He describes her as wonderfully beautiful: “The all-seeing sun / ne’er saw her match since first the world begun.” Rosaline, however, chooses to remain chaste; Romeo says: “She hath forsworn to love, and in that vow / Do I live dead that live to tell it now.” This is the source of his depression, and he makes his …

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