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Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In Relatable Headlines

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I’m a simple woman. You take a headline from The Onion and slap it over a piece of relevant media, I laugh. And since I need to feel like I’m doing my part here on the Internet, I decided to do this exact thing with all the books on your English syllabus

And when the Pride and Prejudice one finally stopped making me laugh randomly whenever I remembered it on public transportation (so, like, two days ago), I decided to do it again, only this time with Shakespeare plays. The end result? This slideshow.

Topics: Books
Tags: romeo and juliet, shakespeare, hamlet, the tempest, othello, julius caesar, macbeth, much ado about nothing, a midsummer night's dream, william shakespeare, king lear, the onion, richard iii, the merchant of venice, the winter's tale, love's labours lost, the onion headlines, shakespeare gets 'the onion' treatment, funny headlines, classic novels summed up

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