What is the point of reading Shakespeare if we are not going to use it in our everyday life?

The point of good books is that you become a different person having read them. Reading Shakespeare (if you truly read) will give you plenty to use in your everyday life.If having thoughts isn't important to you, yeah, I guess there's not much point in reading Shakespeare.

What is the point of reading Shakespeare if we are not going to use it in our everyday life?

The point of good books is that you become a different person having read them. Reading Shakespeare (if you truly read) will give you plenty to use in your everyday life.If having thoughts isn't important to you, yeah, I guess there's not much point in reading Shakespeare.

What is the point of reading Shakespeare if we are not going to use it in our everyday life?

The point of good books is that you become a different person having read them. Reading Shakespeare (if you truly read) will give you plenty to use in your everyday life.If having thoughts isn't important to you, yeah, I guess there's not much point in reading Shakespeare.

How are music and literature related?

They are both expressions of the creative spirit. They both use a distinctive language (I qualify the notational system of music as a language here, as understanding and reproducing it uses many of the same cognitive skils).Musical lyrics are a direct application of the written word to a musical melody; many times, the lyrics will tell a story.

Who are some books from great Shakespeare scholars?

If you were ready for books from great Shakespeare scholars (such as William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life by Samuel Schoenbaum), you would know their names already from seeing them in a thousand footnotes. Let's go for some that are more down-to-Earth.Isaac Asimov: Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare. Essentially an introduction to all the things that Shakespeare took for granted

What are the best selling popular novels?

That is a slippery term, "best selling."  Do you mean best selling right now? Of all time? In a particular language?Anyway, depending upon your opinion of the Christian Bible, it may or may not be a novel -- but that is the best selling book of all time. It is also the most

What's your favorite book and author?

My favorite author is definitely John Steinbeck. I'm not sure about my favorite book. Here are a few that come to mind:Cannery Row1984Death in Venice

What are the pros and cons of a career in literature?

Pros for a Literature CareerMost likely you will be paid a steady income as a respected Professor who teaches in order to stay solventYou get to do the two things you like to do best: read and writeIf you hit it big, you make lots of moneyYou may become loved by manyCons for a Literature

What in history does this picture indicate?

Short Answer:- Trade routes.Long answer:- First things first. It's a medieval carving, not an 'Ancient Indian' one. Medieval India is not the same as Muslim India. It took more than 800 years of constant warfare for a Muslim state to conquer Orissa- & we were independent again within a few decades.

What are some of the best non-fiction books?

Here are two books I absolutely loved to read. In no particular order, the first is: "The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition."by Caroline Alexander, published by Knopf in 1998.

How to enjoy reading fictional literature

Stay away from your phone and electronic devices ( unless you are reading from one ). Get comfy , have your favourite beverage and start reading. Within few minutes you might either doze off or visit another world through the novel.All the suggestions apart (though I highly recommend it), if you are starting out

What are some vintage poems about the sky and stars?

I'd like to recall a couple of lovely poems, each of which evoking different esthetic inspiration in unique context.Here we can listen to poets from different cultures and eras musing the stars and other celestial objects in the sky. Here

What is your favorite author's favorite book?

This is definitely a harder question than even the meaning of life :D So I will pick the book that has influenced me most from the author that has influenced me most in the last few years.It's one of this wise man Jiddu Krishnamurti

What is your favorite fact about Shakespeare?

Pure fact? Just a fact? My favorite fact about Shakespeare is that he willed his wife

Why are humans almost always portrayed as good in science fiction?

It's easier to sympathize with someone that looks like you. Hence, movies such as what you're describing take the easy way out by making the humans look better in comparison with the aliens. This way the audience has someone to connect with. But not all science

How are music and literature related?

They are both expressions of the creative spirit. They both use a distinctive language (I qualify the notational system of music as a language here, as understanding and reproducing it uses many of the same cognitive skils).Musical lyrics are a direct application of the written word to a musical melody; many times, the lyrics will tell a story.

Can history be poetry?

Yes I believe so. (Keep in mind I'm Fourteen)I love history, it's my favourite subject of all time, from the renaissance to the age of exploration to the American revolution, it's great.Now in my (brief) time as a student I've seen history become

Is Bloom's Shakespeare book good?

Here is a review from the New York Times of Bloom's book. Soul of the AgeIt also precisely defines exactly why I disagree with its fundamental premise-that Shakespeare is some kind of universal genius who transcends his age and

What's your favorite book and author?

My favorite author is definitely John Steinbeck. I'm not sure about my favorite book. Here are a few that come to mind:Cannery Row1984Death in Venice

What is the book of William Shakespeare?

The wording of the questioner speaks of a non-English student.Biography: there are books aplenty (too many) given the extremely few concrete facts we know about him. What to chose, if it is a biography the questioner is wanting?I would suggest Anthony Burgess's Nothing like the Sun; there's a lot of

What are your own best ideas?

Hiring Vladimir Putin as Defense Minister of India for 6 months, take back Pakistan , send back Putin, make Narendra Modi as PM for Akhand Bharat .(India+Pakistan-Terrorists).Distributing a vaccine(imaginary) compulsory for every male, which leaves traces of proof if he really raped a girl. If convicted ,death penalty(Nothing

What is your favorite Shakespeare play?

JimiWith exaggeration I can say t's like searching needle in the haystack.I have not studied all of shakespeare's plays.but after reading them it's easy to say what I didn't like.But I liked most Macbeth and if you me give another Merchant of venice.Macbeth is more fascinating,vivid in characterisation

What are the best fiction novels?

Thanks for the A2A. I would suggest the following fictional novels by genres:Fantasy:1. Tolkienian literature (lord of the rings, the hobbit, the silmarillion) for the sheer scale of the middle earth with its nuances which Tolkien created in these epics.2. A song of ice and fire for similar reasons. Also because

What are the best science fiction novellas?

H.G. Wells is the very first to come to mind. His works are ubiquitously referenced, naturally, but usually in some anecdotal manner that belittles his contribution to the genre.Wells is considerably darker in tone than we might expect from someone who's work is

Who are some books from great Shakespeare scholars?

If you were ready for books from great Shakespeare scholars (such as William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life by Samuel Schoenbaum), you would know their names already from seeing them in a thousand footnotes. Let's go for some that are more down-to-Earth.Isaac Asimov: Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare. Essentially an introduction to all the things that Shakespeare took for granted

What was your favorite book you read as a child growing up?

I read pretty much anything I could get my hands on, but here are four of my favorites, now lovingly collected in signed editions as my income grew over the years.

What is your favorite book and movie?

Dark Sacred Night (A Ballard and Bosch Novel)

Is the Quran an important book to read?

To understand why many flock to the religion.Why do so many decide to change their life after reading a book?CNN News- Fast-growing Islam winning converts in Western worldBBC News - YT video

What are the best selling popular novels?

That is a slippery term, "best selling."  Do you mean best selling right now? Of all time? In a particular language?Anyway, depending upon your opinion of the Christian Bible, it may or may not be a novel -- but that is the best selling book of all time. It is also the most

Have you ever seen strange lights in the sky at night?

I've seen many of those too. They turned out to be searchlights whose beams were moving around the sky and reflecting off clouds, giving the appearance of some bizarre craft moving erratically and contrary to known laws of aerodynamics. You can't always see the whole beam, just the clouds it's hitting.

What's the relationship between poetry and music?

Hello, Bhatta!Your question, sorry. It comes up quiet frequently.This is going to be a bit confusing for some. But this is the general framework in music, writing or composing words. I have studied, heard it two different ways.First, emotions..hmm??when you think of a song, words..easy to set into lyrics.Well,

What's your favorite book and author?

My favorite author is definitely John Steinbeck. I'm not sure about my favorite book. Here are a few that come to mind:Cannery Row1984Death in Venice

How to read better

For many around us, it is fairly easy to read faster. You speed of reading is often just a matter of habit which can be improved. So, let's get started and learn how you can read better.#1. Pay attention while you're

What is the most realistic/believable portrayal of time travel in fiction?

I liked Timescape very much. Also The Light of Other Days. Both realistically plotted and with scientifically valid arguments (given the still unknown and possibly unattainable premises on which they're based)

What books would you recommend an Xntp?

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy 1st Edition

What are some great (or horrible) treacheries in fiction?

Iago in Shakespeare's OthelloIago's actions are truly treacherous. He destroys the lives of everyone in the play through deceit, opportunism, and a kind of evil brilliance. I believe, though, that this is Shakespeare's most treacherous play, an act of treachery, so to speak, on

What is fighting the good fight?

Used in general conversation

What are top 10 diamond books?

1- Think grow rich 2- Road to the Excellence3- How to stop worrying and start living 4- Art of public speaking 6- Maximum Achievement 7- Essential Grammar in use 8- Wisdom's way9- Human Development 10- Power of Positive Thinking

Which is the most interesting book written by William Shakespeare?

Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo Juliet etc but which i most liked is Othello. Bollywood movie "Omkara" is based on Shakespeare work "othello". in this work he uses racism, which become the reason of our hero "Othello".Protagonist is black and the heroine is the white and very beautiful lady. Due to his back color. He always doubts about Desdemona "Heroine"

Why do people get offended by sexism and racism in historical literature?

They don't, necesarely, but they do question whether they are the most appropriate models to expose those who don't have the necessary background knowledge to. Like children or highschool ers ( and no, saying

Which books are the books of Williams Shakespeare?

Here's fairly standard listing(though note that in a few cases the authorship has been questioned):Comedies (plays)All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Cymbeline Love's Labours Lost Measure for Measure The Merry

Does literature help us live?

Fiction particularly literary fiction seems to boost the quality of empathy in the readers, their ability to see the world from another person's eyes. Good works of literature, particularly novels can grant you direct access to another person's mind, whether it be the mind of author, or of one of their imagined characters, in a way that

Is Bloom's Shakespeare book good?

Here is a review from the New York Times of Bloom's book. Soul of the AgeIt also precisely defines exactly why I disagree with its fundamental premise-that Shakespeare is some kind of universal genius who transcends his age and