re: Shakespeare
Last Edit: MockingbirdGirl 07:08 am EDT 03/25/20
Posted by: MockingbirdGirl 07:04 am EDT 03/25/20
In reply to: re: Shakespeare - KingSpeed 06:14 am EDT 03/25/20

2) In real life, people have never talked in iambic pentameter. In any era.

It’s really quite a normal way to speak.

But since you mention it, in real life, people don’t burst into song to express their emotional themes — with rhymes! and an invisible backing orchestra! — so you must also hate musicals.

What a shame to only appreciate the literal, and not the poetic.

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