Five Lines from Hamlet

Shakespeare’s Hamlet has something for everyone. For the men- everyone dies. For the women- there’s a ghost. That’s right, ladies, a flippin’ ghost. Here are five of my favorite passages from Hamlet. 1. Act II, Scene II, Lines 242-254. I like this bit because the oft-neglected word ‘strumpet’ is used. HAMLET My excellent good friends! […]

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An Orange for Mary Heather

Her favorite fruit was an orange. Ustev knew this. The whole class knew it. Almost the whole world knew it; even the bus driver, the hall monitor, and her pet rabbit, Tom, knew it. They all knew about Mary Heather Munroe’s obsession with orange—not the color, but the fruit. Mary Heather Munroe walked into class […]

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