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Let’s Explore: Helena – the rejected lover

Before we explore the character of Helena, in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, let us just remind you how you can explore a Shakespearean character in any of our published plays.   If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet).   …Read More

Let’s Explore: Bottom – the leading actor

Before we explore the character of Bottom, in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, let us just remind you how you can explore a Shakespearean character in any of our published plays.   If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet).   …Read More

Let’s Explore: the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet

If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet). . You can explore any Shakespearean character in a play  published by Players-Shakespeare.com in a similar way. Here we help you explore Juliet’s Nurse. Don’t forget to read his lines …Read More

Let’s Explore: Juliet – the young lover

If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet). . You can explore any Shakespearean character in a play  published by Players-Shakespeare.com in a similar way. Here we help you explore Juliet, Romeo’s lover. . Juliet is a young girl, …Read More

Let’s Explore: Romeo – the young lover

If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet). . You can explore any Shakespearean character in a play  published by Players-Shakespeare.com in a similar way. Here we help you explore Romeo, Juliet’s lover. Don’t forget to read his …Read More

Let’s Explore: Ophelia in Hamlet

If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet). . You can explore any Shakespearean character in a play  published by Players-Shakespeare.com in a similar way. Here we help you explore Ophelia, the daughter of Polonius and the girlfriend …Read More

Let’s Explore: Polonius the state councillor – and father

If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet). . You can explore any Shakespearean character in a play  published by Players-Shakespeare.com in a similar way. Here we help you explore Polonius, the state councillor, the king’s right-hand man, and …Read More

Let’s Explore Gertrude – the Queen

If you haven’t tried out our  techniques of using ‘Parts and Cues’ and ‘Highlit Text’ to explore a Shakespeare character, then you’ll find it helpful to read the detailed explanation we give for the character Hamlet (click on Let’s Explore Hamlet). . You can explore any Shakespearean character in a play  published by Players-Shakespeare.com in a similar way. Here we help you explore Gertrude, Hamlet’s mother, and the Queen. . What …Read More

Let’s Explore Hamlet with Parts and Cues and Highlit Text

In this post, I want to show you how you can use Parts and Cues and Highlit Text to explore a character in a Shakespeare play, and the character we’re going to explore is Hamlet himself. If you get familiar with this example, you’ll be able to explore any character in any of the plays we’ve published. . We ‘re going to start that exploration in ‘Parts and Cues’ mode for …Read More

Let’s Play: Berowne bemoans being in love (A3S1: Love’s Labour’s Lost)

Berowne, is the cruel wit of the four men of court in Love’s Labour’s Lost. He teases others unmercifully, and takes delight in it. And so he is not the sort of man to welcome falling in love. But fall in love he does, with the lovely Roseline, and here, in Act 3 Scene 1, he  bemoans his fate, and curses Cupid more than a little.   We don’t usually publish monologues …Read More

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