rachel/21/portland (oregon, not maine) but i left pieces of my heart in ohio and london.
It's a bit like my brain exploded all over the internet.
Currently inhabiting the deliciously academic and hedonistic filling between high school and being expected to be a functional adult.
Pronouns she, her, hers.
Possibly secretly a middle-aged British man. I love tea, tweed, books, and rain.
Trying to be the best person I can. If it offends, please let me know.
Welcome to the raging storm of random! We dance barefoot in the rain.
Even if most of the Austin Comic Con attendees wouldn’t classify themselves as Shakespeare aficionados, Sir Patrick spoke with such passion and clarity that I started to feel like a Shakespeare scholar myself. Sir Patrick even had advice for actors and readers of the Bard who might be struggling to understand the text.
“Look, you can’t harm Shakespeare,” he assured the audience. “Do whatever you like with it. And one of the great things to do with Shakespeare, a great exercise, is to put it in your own words. Have the speech in your head and then rewrite it… and articulate it. It is one of the very best exercises for learning Shakespeare is not verbose, and overcomplicated — he’s actually incredibly precise and exact.”