Are the works of Shakespeare still relevant to today's society?

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asked Aug 18, 2016 in Living by admin (21,700 points)
Many critics say that Shakespeare's works are not relevant to society today because the language he used is aged and the apparently the story lines are.. well, no longer relevant.
What do you think???











(I actually had to do an essay on this topic in my Literature & Society class the other week :p)

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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
It should be revelant but it's not. Today's shallow culture is more interested in ***, drugs and dumb reality shows.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thank you for commenting :D
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
LONG LIVE THE BARD!!!!!
-wait...
nevermind. he had a good life.
:p
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
the language has changed but not the people.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thanks for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
I don't know if it's relevant but I like his works.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thanks for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Human nature has not changed at all.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thanks for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
I watch his films.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
you're welcome :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thanks for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
It should be revelant but it's not. Today's shallow culture is more interested in ***, drugs and dumb reality shows.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thank you for commenting! :) fully agree.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Agreed!
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
in the same way as the Mayan calendar and the bible is... [giggle]
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thank you for commenting :D
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
I love the Bard
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thank you for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
The language may be archaic, but the underlying truths about human nature are still very relevant. Styles of dress, manners of speech, and technology all change human nature doesn't.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
ohh hard one. i'd have to say either The Taming Of The Shrew or A Midsummer Night's Dream. his comedies are the best! haha, out of curiosity, what do you like best? :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
English teachers have to eat too.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
lol
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
I think these works are still very relevant to today's world. I mean, look and Romeo and Juliet, star crossed teen lovers. How often do we see that today. and there are many, many more.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thanks for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Absolutely. Good post!!
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thank you very much :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
No problem. Out of curiosity, What is your favorite amongst the works of the bard?
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Good choices, but, I'd have to go with MacBeth
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
He will always be considered genius.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
cool :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Thanks......It was the first one I read in high school and it really made me appreciate just how outstanding his writing was.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Everyone appreciates (maybe not all, but most) have a fondness/apprieciation for the classical works
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
thanks for commenting :)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
The environment might change but sometimes people don't.
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
Art For Arts Sake
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
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answered Aug 18, 2016 by Anonymous (2,291,900 points)
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