Manny’s review of The Tempest
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Mar 10, 2011 06:37AM
Manny, thanks for this, in particular for your two selections, blank verse at once soaring & searing. I'd add, though, that the poetry & irony in this play can thwack you between the eyes in small doses, as well. Case in point: "Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows." (If you like, you could check my 5-star, here)
Mar 10, 2011 06:44AM
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
I'd forgotten that came from The Tempest! Yes, another great quote.
Mar 10, 2011 07:06AM
That is a good stage direction, but what about "Exit: pursued by a bear" ?? Clearly the best (not that I'm opinionated about this important subject or anything. :))
Mar 10, 2011 07:14AM
Well, that's my #2. I just happen to like chess and romance more than bears...
Mar 10, 2011 07:37AM
Well, I can understand that. Bears ARE godless killing machines:
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