Twelfth Night – William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night, or What You Will, a Shakespeare comedy, was written around 1601-1602 for the Twelfth Night celebration, and was first published on 1623. The plot of the play was derived from the short story “Of Apollonius and Silla” by Barnabe Rich, based on a story by Matteo Bandello. Twelfth Night tells us about Viola, who was cast ashore after her ship was wrecked in … Continue reading Twelfth Night – William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night – Act Post

Act I Introduction to the lovesick Duke Orsino and the mourning Lady Olivia. Also to Viola who survived a shipwreck then stranded in Illyria and disguised herself as a young servant boy named Cesario. A funny scene III when the idiotic Sir Andrew tried to woo Maria (Olivia’s servant): MARIAA dry jest, sir. SIR ANDREWAre you full of them? MARIAJust a bit of my dry … Continue reading Twelfth Night – Act Post

Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar was my very first attempt to read Shakespeare. Even though it was relatively short, I had a hard time reading this mainly because it was written in old English language. (Thanks to No Fear Shakespeare that I can conquer this!) The play was divided into 5 acts. The story of the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, revolves in Roman history, politics, conspiracy, betrayal, Caesar’s … Continue reading Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare

Wishful Wednesday (10)+Rekap!

Huah udah lama banget nggak ikutan Wishful Wednesday! Selain karena kesibukan, kadang-kadang juga hilang ide mau masukkan wishlist yang mana. Buku yang menjadi wishlist saya Rabu ini nggak sengaja saya temukan sewaktu jalan-jalan di TB Gramedia Ciputra World Surabaya hari Sabtu lalu. Dan…. sayapun jatuh cinta pada pandangan pertama. ♥____♥ Shakespeare on Love: The World’s Most Beautiful Plays, Poems and Sonnets (Hardback), Edited by C.N. … Continue reading Wishful Wednesday (10)+Rekap!

Let’s Read Plays Reading Event: My List

Maybe you guys are sick and tired already of reading posts about me joining reading challenges and reading events in this blog. As I wrote in my previous post that for now I want to slow things down because I have a lot to do with my life besides reading and blogging, but I can’t deny that I still have a thirst to explore.   … Continue reading Let’s Read Plays Reading Event: My List