Shakespearean Insults Sierra Baker 4B



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Shakespearean Insults

  • Sierra Baker 4B


Who was William Shakespeare?

  • English poet and playwright

  • Writer of 37 plays

  • Inventor of over 1,700 words

  • Second most quoted writer



“Thou Crusty Batch of Nature.”



“Peace, ye fat-kidneyed rascal! What a brawling dost thou keep!”



“Foul-spoken coward, that thund’rest with thy tounge, and with thy weapon nothing dar’st perform!”



Scratching could not make it worse an ’twere such a face as yours were.

  • Means that scratching would not make the person’s face worse, because it is already very ugly.

  • Originates from Shakespeare’s comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing”



“I do desire we may be better strangers”

  • Means “I wish we didn’t know each other.”

  • First used in the comedy by William Shakespeare “As You Like It”, written in 1599



“Out of my sight! Thou dost infect mine eyes!”

  • Means “Get away from me, you’re poisoning my eyes!”

  • This insult originates from Shakespeare’s historical play, Richard III



“Do Thou Amend Thy Face, and I’ll Amend My Life”

  • Interprets to “When you fix your face, I will fix my life.”

  • Used in Shakespearean play Henry IV, Part I



Then vs. Now

  • Not much has changed, very similar

  • Different vocabulary to portray the same meaning



Work Cited

  • http://www.literarygenius.info/shakespeare-insults-dictionary.htm

  • http://www.shakespeare-online.com/quotes/shakespeareinsults.html

  • http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry4p1&Act=2&Scene=2&Scope=scene

  • http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry6p2&Act=5&Scene=1&Scope=scene

  • http://shakespeare.mit.edu/2henryvi/2henryvi.5.1.html

  • http://www.plimoth.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1//9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/r/e/retail_30_6-21-11_001.jpg (opening picture)

  • http://nfs.sparknotes.com/henry4pt1/page_163.html

  • http://www.bachelorsdegree.org/2011/05/22/20-epic-shakespeare-insults-every-drama-geek-should-know/

  • http://www.shakespeare-online.com/biography/wordsinvented.html




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