Hamlet As Told in a Series of Texts



Hamlet is a complex tragedy about revenge and the human condition, which means it's PERFECT for taking the original source material and summing it up in a sequence of emoji-riddled texts. I recently recapped Hamlet and enjoyed it immensely, but when I wasn't busy enjoying it, I was thinking, Would Hamlet text back right away? Does he use the contentious "k"? Are his read receipts on?

Feel free to debate this at length, but I think we all know the answers are yes, yes, and always.

Topics: Books
Tags: texting, shakespeare, books we love, hamlet, classic literature, social media, william shakespeare, if fictional characters could text, frailty thy name is 16th-century wi-fi, in a series of texts

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