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    Contemporary Shakespearean Plotlines

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    Originality is valued in artistic works of our time, but it was not valued in the same way during the 16th century. 16th-century writers borrowed plots, stories, language, and general subject matter.

    Can you think of any events in contemporary English history that might serve well as a Shakespearean plot?

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    It is well known that Shakespeare loved to poke fun at the monarchy, thus a story line concerning the modern monarchy would have given the bard much to write about! Without question, any of the British Royal Family scandals would serve as a perfect plot for a Shakespearean play. The one in particular that comes to mind is the ...

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    Contemporary Shakespearean plotlines are examined. Events in contemporary English history that might serve well as a Shakespearean plot are examined.

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