What was your Favorite Shakespearian Tragedy?

July 24th, 2005  

Topic: What was your Favorite Shakespearian Tragedy?

We all know that Hamlet is the most well known, but what in your oppinion is THE best? In my oppinion, I must stick with Hamlet.

"To be or not to be, That is the question.
Whether tis' nobler in the mind to bear the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.
Or take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing, end them."

Probably the greatest question of society ever, is it more noble to put up with everything wrong that happens to you or fight against it and cast it off?

If this one goes well maybe I'll start one on his Histories or Comedies.
July 25th, 2005  
Charge 7
Well, ahem, being 3/4 Scot, could I pick any other than Macbeth?

"To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow; a poor player,
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing."

--From Macbeth (V, v, 19)
December 15th, 2005  
For the Tragedy's I have to stick with Hamlet myself although I am betraying my heritage by not going with MacBeth.
But my favorite play of Shakespeare's is Richard V.
December 18th, 2005  
Hamlet! i love that play!!!! so yes i will have to go with hamlet
December 21st, 2005  

Originally Posted by USAFBoy
Hamlet! i love that play!!!! so yes i will have to go with hamlet
Me too!8)
December 21st, 2005  
Hamlet is quite good but I cut my teeth on Macbeth and am still partial to it. The one thing I truly enjoy about both of these plays is the element of madness. Both have central characters that go insane from personal loss. It provides a stunning insight into the inner workings of Shakespeare's own mind which I relish.
"Out out damn spot!"