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The Best of Shakespeare

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Some Shakespearean plays you must read

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Macbeth Report Abuse
A tragedy composed of ambition, vengeance and despair, this is another of Shakespeare's most successful works.
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Hamlet Report Abuse
Packed with powerful dialogue, the play follows the philosophical reasonings of a young prince as he prepares himself to avenge his father's death.
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Henry V Report Abuse
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Othello Report Abuse
A powerful tragedy encompassing jealousy, love and betrayal, the play's themes pack more drama for holding true even in present day.
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The Taming of the Shrew Report Abuse
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Much Ado About Nothing Report Abuse
A comedy about two pairs of lovers, one spirited and sparring, the other sweet and innocent, as they survive tribulations to end up happily married.
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Julius Ceasar Report Abuse
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Romeo and Juliet Report Abuse
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Twelfth Night Report Abuse
Two identical twins are shipwrecked and arrive on an island assuming the other to be dead. The girl becomes page to the Duke in a boy's guise and becomes the object of the affections of the lady the Duke is attempting to woo.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream Report Abuse
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The Comedy of Errors Report Abuse
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As You Like It Report Abuse
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All's Well That Ends Well Report Abuse
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King Lear Report Abuse
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