Y Is for Yorick

Y Is for Yorick[PDF / Epub] ★ Y Is for Yorick By Jennifer Adams – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk The perfect gift for Shakespeare fans Y Is for Yorick is full of witty references to the Bard's unforgettable plots and characters Readers will love perusing the cheeky illustrations and reading such The perfect gift for Shakespeare fans Y Is for Yorick is full of witty references to the Bard's unforgettable plots and characters Readers will love perusing the cheeky illustrations and reading such entries Y Is Kindle - as J is for Juliet Juliet teaches all young girls that if you truly love someone wholly and completely it will be the death of youJennifer Adams works as a writer and editor in Salt Lake City Utah She is the author of Remarkably Jane Notable uotations on Jane Austen Y Is for Yorick is her ninth bookA witty A to Z for Shakespeare lovers. I loved this little book It's a humorous tongue in cheek uick reference on Shakespeare's characters and works C is for Claudius He killed his brother and married his brother's widow Gertrude However he forgot to take into account the stepchildrenHamletU is for Ursula a maid who nobody remembersIf you want to be remembered it is better to be a ueen king murderer cross dresser or ghostMuch Ado About NothingThe book includes a brief synopsis of each of his plays I enjoyed it so much that it is my current bathroom book and am now reading it a second time In addition to being a great graduation gift I highly recommend it to anyone who like the author has a general affinity for civilized dark humor and all things British flyleaf “A slightly irreverent Shakespearean ABC book for grown ups” Jennifer Adams’ Y is for Yorick is a fun look at some of the characters and plays of William Shakespeare For instance “J is for Juliet Juliet teaches all young girls that if you truly love someone wholly and completely it will be the death of you” That brought a smile not that I believe it is true but it is stated in a tongue in check way Y is for Yorick as Hamlet and Horatio enter a churchyard Hamlet realizes he knows whose skull the gravediggers are discussing ”Alas poor Yorick I knew him Horatio a fellow on infinite jest of most excellent fancy” Yorick was the court jester Also included are summaries of some of Shakespeare’s better known plays I love Shakespeare and had great fun with this book 4 stars I found this amusing and loved the illustrations Funny for literary nerds like me even if it sin't for everyone Review first posted on BookLikes is a cute little volume summarizing Shakespearean characters in alphabetical orderIt is not very deep or laugh out loud funny but it does contain rather lovely illustrations This book contains a fairly detailed introduction a too brief alphabet section and then a summary of the plays used in the alphabet It's a perfect introduction to Shakespeare for young adult readers but as an old adult I really enjoyed it too Most of these plays are familiar to me but I still need reminders about some of the ones I haven't seen like Titus Andronicus I think this is a permanent keeper Kind of a fun read whether your familiar with Shakespeare or not I did learn something from this book I never want to see a production of Titus Andronicus DelightfulI LOVED the ABC'sso funny I plan on reading uite a number of them to my Fall Shakespeare students Also the small summaries are very well done and I will read them to the students as well They are long enough to let me give them just a taste they are funny which will be appealing to them and they are just short enough to keep attention Just right This is the author of the adorable Little Miss Austen Pride Prejudice A Counting Primer a board book for babies and others Jane Eyre Christmas Carol Alice in Wonderland Dracula Romeo Julietso smart I know what I'm giving for baby gifts in the future Adams offers an introduction to Shakespeare an abecedary and summaries of all the plays she references making for a truly informative abecedary definitively meant for adults  This is a snarky uirky book that pokes a lot of fun at Hamlet which means that it's fantastic  It's purse sized fun and easy to read if you're wanting to brush up your Shakespeare  Though it's not entirely dense in its analysis it's not necessarily supposed to fall within the genre of literary analysis which makes it great for the Shakespeare lover that just wants to relaxReview cross listed here I love to read Shakespeare in the summer and this was a fun distraction The book offers some fun little facts about some of the well known and lesser known characters I liked the illustrations and it was a very uick read It also gives a brief synopsis of the plays highlighted so it would be good for a brush up on the plays or a beginner Not a brilliant book but lavished with an art style that for me is always enjoyable A part of the book is made up of two page versions of the well known works although not bad they may encourage people to start reading them and not find them as inaccessable as they thought

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  • Hardcover
  • 127 pages
  • Y Is for Yorick
  • Jennifer Adams
  • English
  • 06 August 2015
  • 9781423607540