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Shakespearean Idioms: "The Soul of Wit"

If, as Polonius proclaimed in Hamlet, "brevity is the soul of wit," then Shakespeare surely mastered the art of coming up with witty and brief expressions that have managed to stick around for centuries. This week's worksheet features sixteen Shakespearean phrases that students can explore using the Visual Thesaurus.

Click here for the worksheet, and here for the related Wordshop article, "No Holds Bard: Overcoming Barriers to Teaching Shakespeare."


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