Saturday, August 18, 2007

Shakespeare dumbed down in comic strips for bored UK pupils

Shakespeare's plays are being rewritten as comic strips for pupils who find his poetry boring, it emerged today.

Thousands of teenagers are to study cartoon versions of famous plays such as Macbeth which reduce finely-crafted passages to snappy phrases.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hello all. I can't stand inaccuracy, so thought I'd drop in to say that the books include a full, unabridged, original text version.
No changes, just the words of the great man. Oh, and some pictures. So dumming down? I don't think so!