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Romeo and Juliet: Why Should We Care?


William Shakespeare


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Elizabethan Era

A Compendium* on Life in Elizabethan England

*com·pen·di·um [kuhm-pen-dee-uhm] 

1. a brief treatment or account of a subject, especially an extensive subject; concise treatise: a compendium of medicine.
2. a summary, epitome, or abridgment.
3. a full list or inventory: a compendium of their complaints.
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Shakespeare's Life and Times

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BBC Shakespeare Animated Tales: Romeo and Juliet


John Green Crash Course


John Green Crash Course 2


Shakespeare: Brief & Naughty


Ted ED: Shakespeare's Insults

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