QUIZ: Are You Fluent in Shakespeare?
To the modern reader, Shakespeare’s plays often look like just a bunch of unrelated words mashed together. This is because 1) language is a fluid, constantly evolving beast, and also 2) Shakespeare is an implacable devil host who KNEW that his works would be studied by hapless tenth graders, and so he endeavored to make them as confusing as possible.
How well do you know your Shakespearean jargon? Can you suss out the meaning behind the following lines?