Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Sonnet 145 (third part)

Sonnet 145 One of Shakespeare’s sonnets, number 145, has been claimed to refer to Anne Hathaway through the words “hate away”, which  may be a pun (in Elizabethan pronunciation) on “Hathaway”. Also the following words, “And saved my life”, would have been indistinguishable in pronunciation from “Anne saved my life”. This sonnet, which is placed… Read More Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Sonnet 145 (third part)

Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Daughters (second part)

After her marriage to Shakespeare, as was the custom, Anne left her home to live with William in John Shakespeare’s house ìn Stratford. Six months after the marriage, in May 1583, Anne and William became the parents of Susanna Shakespeare. Less than two years later, the twins Hamnet and Judith were born.Unfortunately Hamnet, William Shakespeare’s… Read More Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Daughters (second part)

Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Daughters (first part)

Anne Hathaway married Shakespeare in 1582, when she was 26 years old and he was only 18.Very little is known about her life beyond a few references in legal documents, but her personality and relationship to Shakespeare have been the subject of much speculation by historians and writers. Hathaway grew up at Shottery, a village… Read More Shakespeare’s two Annes: 1. Anne Hathaway & Daughters (first part)

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Upton Sinclair (who died on 25 November 1968) was a prolific American author and political activist who devoted his writing career to exposing his view of the injustices of capitalism and the devastating effects of poverty among the working class. “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon… Read More Needs

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Come sono leggera!Lontani gli orroridi quella che un tempocredevo passione sincera.Sul pavimentouna macchia sempre più rossae sul pettoc’è un papavero che s’ingrossa. Chi verrà a pulire?Sarà chi non ha voluto ascoltarela violenza da cui volevo fuggire?Ancor oggi l’avevo progettato:avevo messo uno strato di truccosul volto ammaccatoe scarpe adatte alla fugada chi un tempo avevo amato.… Read More Una di meno 👠