When to use You vs Thou

plays of Shakespeare

Close readers of the plays of Shakespeare will have noted that characters will often address others using either you or thou. The employment and differentiation of you and thou are still in use in French, Italian, and Spanish. The words in translation are also used in the speaking of German. Examples of You vs Thou in Plays of Shakespeare Further, … Read More

Shakespeare Monologues – Advanced Class Begins

Shakespeare's monologues

The Advanced Class in my private Voice and Speech program is working on their first Shakespeare monologues. We finished a series of scanning exercises. These included discussions about short verse lines, long verse lines and shared verse lines. Also it contains epic caesuras, elisions, stretching a word, and acting on the verse line. Now the challenge is to use all … Read More