Today marks the 400th year since Britain’s most successful playwright William Shakespeare passed away. And to celebrate I thought I would add my two cents to celebrate his work and the influence his work has had on various forms of entertainment!

My first exposure to Shakespeare was through school. I’m not entirely sure if this is accurate but, from what I can remember, the ones I studied in school were A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Hamlet and Romeo & Juliet. The first two are two of my favourites. Romeo & Juliet is okay for me but the Baz Luhrmann film ruined it for me, but that’s for another time. (Hashtag stupid ending)… anyway…

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#BookishSpinsters | “Is it ever a woman’s fault…”

Today I am here with my incredibly belated first post for Bookish Spinsters! Bookish Spinsters was created by Joanne at OnceUponABookCase where every week a different feminist topic is chosen to be discussed! The posts actually go up on Fridays but as this is my first one I really wanted to get this one right.

For more info on Bookish Spinsters you can find it HERE!

I should note, that my post today talks about rape and sexual assault. I hope I’ve done a somewhat ok job being respectful but if you feel you may be triggered then don’t read this post!

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