January 19, 2018

AmericanEnglishDoctor.com is the work of M. J. Maddox, PhD. The content is for parents, teachers, and mature students.

Dr. Maddox writes about School Reform at the online magazine Bellaonline.


Happy Birthday, Will

Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare 1564-1616 –Chandos portrait 1610 attributed to John Taylor

William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon, England died on April 23, 1616. According to tradition, April 23 was also the date of his birth.

Thou art a Monument, without a tomb,
And art alive still, while thy Book doth live,
And we have wits to read, and praise to give.

When Ben Jonson wrote that, I don’t think he could have anticipated the Common Core Standards.


A few articles about Shakespeare by Maeve Maddox:

Twenty movies based on Shakespeare plays

Book titles from Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Vocabulary

Titles drawn from Shakespeare

Hoist with his own petard

Thou lily-livered boy!

Everybody speaks Hamlet

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