Professor Severus Snape and Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

**Serious spoiler alerts for both Harry Potter and Hamlet in this post!  Do NOT read this post if you may ever, possibly, in the most remote future, even consider reading Harry Potter.  This will completely ruin it for you.  I'll be discussing the biggest plot twist in the entire series in this post.  Also, both … Continue reading Professor Severus Snape and Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Romeo, Juliet, and the Purpose of Literature

Believe it or not, I have never read a single play by Shakespeare, nor seen one acted out.  Until last night, that is.  I have always shied away from Shakespeare, not particularly caring for the overly dramatic, and not being wildly keen about tragedy.  I also (I blush to admit) have found the speeches in … Continue reading Romeo, Juliet, and the Purpose of Literature