Popularity of Shakespeare

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The popularity of Shakespeare's plays is assured because of the enduring nature of the themes they encompass and because of the creativity of modern film directors in reinterpreting the plays for their audiences.

Discuss this statement, commenting on the themes and characteristics that are evident in the play you have studied and the interpretations the film directors have used to allow them to explore these in their respective films.

In your response, use the two be or not to be scene to compare and explain the choices made and techniques used by directors to present their different interpretations or readings of that scene or part.

-- Bilee Rae (bilee_vember_58@hotmail.com), November 03, 2003

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