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Shakespeare
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
English dramatist and poet frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language and who wrote such works as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet (1564-1616)
  • Her long hair was streaked with gray, tangled and matted, and her eyes had sunk deep into their sockets, but still she reminded me of the mom she'd been when I was a kid, swan-diving off cliffs and painting in the desert and reading Shakespeare aloud.
    p. 3.5
Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • She decided to make a clay bust of Shakespeare.
    p. 226.8
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • When it was finished, it looked exactly like Shakespeare.
    p. 226.9
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • That night we were all sitting at the drafting table watching Lori put the final touches on Shakespeare's hair when Dad came home drunk.
    p. 226.9
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • For years, every time Mom brought out Shakespeare's plays, Dad would carry on about how they'd been written not by William Shakespeare of Avon but by a bunch of people, including someone named the Earl of Oxford, because no single person in Elizabethan England could have had Shakespeare's thirty-thousand-word vocabulary.
    p. 227.0
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • For years, every time Mom brought out Shakespeare's plays, Dad would carry on about how they'd been written not by William Shakespeare of Avon but by a bunch of people, including someone named the Earl of Oxford, because no single person in Elizabethan England could have had Shakespeare's thirty-thousand-word vocabulary.
    p. 227.1
  • William Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • For years, every time Mom brought out Shakespeare's plays, Dad would carry on about how they'd been written not by William Shakespeare of Avon but by a bunch of people, including someone named the Earl of Oxford, because no single person in Elizabethan England could have had Shakespeare's thirty-thousand-word vocabulary.
    p. 227.1
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • All this bunk about little Billy Shakespeare, Dad would say, the great genius despite his grammar-school education, his small Latin and less Greek, was a lot of sentimental mythology.
    p. 227.2
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • He studied the sculpture, then suddenly reached over and smeared off Shakespeare's mouth with his thumb.
    p. 227.3
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • He told Lori he would help her write a paper that would demonstrate that Shakespeare's plays had multiple authors, like Rembrandt's paintings.
    p. 227.5
Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
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