It’s here! The final installment!
Let’s find out what Juliet’s plan is to get out of her predicament.
And suddenly the play turns dark.
Here comes Act II! This is the act that contains the famous balcony-scene, in this case, horribly butchered and summarised by me.
Are you ready? Shall we dive straight into Act I? This post is very image-heavy. (more…)
Following in the (long-past) wake of The Merchant of Venice cartoonified, I am very excited to present Romeo and Juliet in the same format. I hope to improve on the previous series: less disorganisation, more analysis and, in particular, deal with the issue of R&J as a Shakespearean comedy. (more…)
I should never ever say when I intend to publish my next post. Because every time I do something happens like magic to prevent me from doing that. When I say nothing everything is fine and I can post whenever I want. So, here are the books that I read in July, almost a week later than I said it would be. Nothing come up until I have finished typing this. (more…)
I’M BACK! And so is ol’ Wills! Though this return may be a bit brief for the moment, I’m doing my best to get this blog back on its little feet. But I’ll explain more below. For now, let’s get back to the cartoon. As I’m sure you’ve forgotten everything that’s already happened in this series (I know I have), here are the other parts: part 1, part 2 and part 3. And now for the fourth part!
So, after a longer-than-expected silence, here is part two of The Merchant of Venice in cartoon form.
If you’ve completely forgotten what happened in part one (I know I have), you can go recap right now.
I know many people hate Shakespeare and that they have had bad experiences with it in school. But, you know, Shakespeare really isn’t all that bad. I’m very fond of Shakespearian plays myself, and as I have to write a paper on Shakespearian comedy at the moment, I thought I’d turn work into play and cartoonify The Merchant of Venice. (The cartoon isn’t part of the paper. That would have been a wonderful opportunity though! I’m studying the devices used in the play.)
So here is my retelling of Merchant. I hope you like it and that I can share my enjoyment of the comedy with you in this series of cartoons. (Also, I did not mean for Lorenzo to come out having Draco Malfoy hair. That kind of just happened.)