“Why is Hamlet’s father also named ‘Hamlet’?”

About a week ago, my younger brother asked me quite earnestly why Hamlet and his father have the same name. When I read Hamlet, it never occurred to me that the double name could have any special significance: after all, it was common enough in the Middle Ages and afterward for sons to be namedContinue reading ““Why is Hamlet’s father also named ‘Hamlet’?””

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A Classics Questionnaire

I picked this questionnaire up from Fariba at Exploring Classics. She runs a really cool blog so you should definitely go read it (when you’re finished here, of course πŸ™‚ ). Now for the questions! 1.Β What is your favorite classic, and why do you consider it a classic? There are plenty of classics that IContinue reading “A Classics Questionnaire”

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The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Well! I’ve only been blogging for a little over a month, but already, I’ve been nominated for a blog award! I’d like to thank a blogger known as The Resurgent Bookworm for nominating me. She says participation in this little survey is optional, but I thought I would give it a try anyway. Here areContinue reading “The Very Inspiring Blogger Award”

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