SHAKESPEARE QUOTATIONS AND ALLUSIONS

midsummer

 

CATALYST
“ . . . we know what we are, but know not what we may be . . .” (Ophelia in Hamlet, Act IV, scene v).

MAJOR HONORS
“ We few, we happy few . . . ” (King Henry in Henry V, Act IV, scene iii).

TIMOTHY VAN HAITSMA
“Thus, conscience does make cowards of us all . . .” (Hamlet in Hamlet, Act III, scene i).

ACROSS COLOR LINES

“ . . . the disease of not listening, the malady of not marking . . .” (Falstaff in Henry IV, Part II, Act I, scene ii).

MOLLY RILEY
“ . . . cipher what is writ in learned books . . . ” (Rape of Lucrece).

CHARLIE FARHADIAN
“ . . . more honor'd in the breach than in the observance . . .” (Hamlet in Hamlet, Act I, scene iv).

DEPARTMENT HONORS
“In my mind’s eye . . .” (Hamlet in Hamlet, Act I, scene ii).

GOLDEN EAGLE
“Thou with an eagle art inspired . . .” (King of France in Henry VI, Part II, Act I, scene ii).

LISA DE BOER
“Reputation is an idle and most false imposition” (Iago in Othello, Act II, scene iii) and reputation is the “immortal part of myself” (Cassio in Othello, Act II, scene iii).

RICK POINTER
“Whereas what's past is prologue . . ." (Antonio in The Tempest , Act II, scene i).

AMANDA SPARKMAN
“. . . I abjur all roofs, and would be a comrade with the wolf . . .” (Lear in King Lear, Act II, scene iv).

TATIANA NAZARENKO, ET. AL.
“Once more unto the breach, dear friends . . .” (King Henry in Henry V, Act III, scene i).

JANE WILSON, ET. AL.
“. . . the effects of courtesy, the dues of gratitude . . .” (Lear in King Lear, Act II, scene iv).

PAUL WILLIS
“ . . . since brevity is the soul of wit . . .” (Polonius in Hamlet , Act II, scene ii).