Further evidence of how much importance we put on a name is provided by other examples of name usage: for instance, addressing others by the wrong name after we have been introduced to them is a social faux pas that can create a great deal of antipathy in the one wrongly addressed and embarrassment in the one who makes the mistake. Calling people derogatory names or using another’s name in a pejorative way can cause a rift in relationships at least as inimical as the feud that was raging between the Capulet and Montague families of Romeo and Juliet.
There are not many authors who have made the impact on literature, film, and life in general than William Shakespeare. But do his ever-so-famous quotes still hold true in today’s society? To Read or Not to Read: Daily Meditations for the Shakespearean Soul looks at some of the most famous Shakespeare quotes and compares them to life today and how readers can not only still relate to what he said, but how they can apply his eloquently written words to their own life.
With thirty-one daily meditations, To Read or Not to Read will not only enrich the Shakespeare-loving soul with a healthy dose of Shakespearean knowledge, but allows readers to apply their love for Shakespeare in their everyday lives.
With quotes from The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet, The Twelfth Night, and more, readers will get a unique reading experience they’ve not gotten anywhere else, as well as helpful life lessons, reminders, and exercises with “Reminders for the Shakespearean Soul.”healthy dose of Shakespearean knowledge, but allows readers to apply their love for Shakespeare in their everyday lives.