Shakespeare’s two Annes: 2. Shakespeare’s Other Anne (second part)

The mysterious Anne Whateley of Temple Grafton Here is the first part It is believed that after Shakespeare’s marriage to Anne Hathaway, the other Anne vanished into local legend. There are, however, various theories about her.One claims that she really married the teenager Shakespeare in secret, and then retired to the secluded manor house of… Read More Shakespeare’s two Annes: 2. Shakespeare’s Other Anne (second part)

Colori

In settimana si è celebrata la Giornata Mondiale dei Colori pensata per i bambini, ma importante anche per noi adulti. Vorrei proporre una nuova versione di una poesia dal titolo I COLORI DELL’ AMORE Rosso è l’amore, vortice di emozioniche infiamma le visceree rende ognuno di noi rare eccezioni,in tutto simili al resto dell’universo Bianco… Read More Colori

Trio

Vita Sackville-West, English poet, novelist and writer on gardening, was born on 9 March 1892She was also famous for her intense relationship and ever-lasting friendship with Virginia Woolf. TrioSo well she knew them both! yet as she cameInto the room, and heard their speechOf tragic meshes knotted with her name,And saw them, foes, but meeting… Read More Trio

Jealousy

    “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey’d monster, which doth mock The meat it feeds on.” ― William Shakespeare, Othello (Act 3, Scene 3) Iago is warning Othello not to be a jealous man because jealousy (the green-eyed monster) will interfere with his mind (his imagination is what feeds it)… Read More Jealousy

Rebecca

… In the du Maurier novel, the woman narrator is certainly jealous because her husband, Maxim de Winter, seems to have loved his first wife Rebecca more than he loves her, his new bride. But Rebecca is a good example of how hard it is to distinguish jealousy from envy; since Rebecca herself is dead,… Read More Rebecca

Jealousy (second part)

Who is non Guilty of this Vice?                                                                 D. Johnson – abridged Valérie Trierweiler, the dismissed mistress of the French president, dealt with her jealousy in her memoir Thank You for This Moment, an account of her brief reign as President François Hollande’s première dame,  Hollande had fathered the four children of his long-time companion, another… Read More Jealousy (second part)

Jealousy

  Who Is Not Guilty of This Vice?                                       – Diane Johnson – (abridged)   Love makes the world go around, says the poet, while the cynic says it’s money; and Peter Toohey, professor of classics at the University of Calgary, constructs an entertaining argument for jealousy being the wellspring of a much greater part of… Read More Jealousy