Monday Mystery!

To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow…

You have till tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow to answer these questions:

  1. In which play does this line appear?
  2. Who speaks the line?
  3. What significant event inspires the thought?

 

Comments ( 1 )
  1. shemina

    I won’t give away the details but I love this line because when read in scansion it is a wonderful example of how Shakespeare puts the meaning in the stressed syllables. In this case and if spoken correctly, the audience hears: …more and more and more…which indicates a kind of boredom, even monotony experienced by the character. Implicitly, the actor receives direction from Shakespeare himself on how to speak this line.

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