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What Is So Important About Being Earnest?

"We live in an age of ideals, and my ideal has always been to marry a man named Earnest."

-From Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest

 

Unchecked Ambition: A Lesson from Macbeth

The wonder of studying Shakespeare was brought home to me again during a recent field trip to the Museum of Surgical Science.

Introducing Shakespeare

By Kat van Elswyk, Intern

Shakespeare plagiarized. For many of his plays, he took other people’s stories and words, tweaked a few things, added iambic pentameter, and put it on stage. When I first learned this, I was upset. I thought that this made...