TSL - Cease and Desist
Started by Rick_Florez, September 26, 2010, 11:52:34 AM
QuoteOwing to the tendency to drop the inflection en, the Elizabethan authors frequently used the curtailed forms of past participles which are common in Early English: [...]
Quote from: Haids1987 on September 30, 2010, 05:33:35 PMSo does that make Juliet unintelligent,
Quote from: crayauchtin on September 30, 2010, 11:43:43 PMQuote from: Haids1987 on September 30, 2010, 05:33:35 PMSo does that make Juliet unintelligent,......she's a fourteen year old girl who got married and killed herself over a boy she'd known for roughly a week. How she talks is the *least* significant thing indicating that she's unintelligent.
Quote from: Lambonius on September 30, 2010, 08:03:26 PMOn the subject of Shakespeare, this is by far the best fan-written Shakespeare-inspired adaptation EVER.Watch and laugh thine ass off.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRNLrCoPzbs
QuoteThen again, since King's Quest takes place in what we believe is the same time period (or actually, earlier),
Quote from: crayauchtin on October 02, 2010, 12:10:42 AMActually, the foolishness of Romeo and Juliet is a major part of the point of the story as it was originally told pre-Shakespeare. The main morals of the story are: hatred kills love, killing breeds killing, and love is foolish (it's sort of like "love is blind" but, y'know, slightly different.) So, I am not underanalyzing. I'm pointing out one of the main facets of the story -- they're idiots.