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Shrews and Other Animals | MEMEnto Merry

By September 4, 2015 No Comments

When it comes to animals and Shakespeare it is very surprising just how many allusions to certain animals a person can make when reading his plays. There are many metaphorically represented animals in Shakespeare. Below is a list of some of the animals that I found:

A Few Shrews:

Lucentio and Bad Advice?:

Lucentio and Bad Advice?

Found on quickmeme.com by Steven Van Overbeke Used for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry.

 

Tamer of Shrew: Which One is the Tamer and Which One is the Tamed:

Shrew or Tamer: Who is doing the taming?

Found on quickmeme.com by Steven Van Overbeke for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry

Petrucio and His Problems:

Petrucio's Problems

Found on Elizabeth Taylor Memes by Steven Van Overbeke. Used for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry

 

A Pair of Bears:

Bear Vs Human: The Turning Point:

Bear VS Human:: The Turning Point

Found on Shakespeare Memes Tumblr Page by Steven Van Overbeke. Used for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry.

 

Distractions Have A Way of Sneaking Up Behind You:

Distactions Have a Way of Sneaking Up Behind You

Found on Shakespeare Memes Tumblr Page by Steven Van Overbeke. Used for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry.

Two Twin Snakes:

The Silver Tongued Serpent Iago:

The Silver Tongued Serpent Iago

Found on the Myths, Mayhem and Memes Blog by Steven Van Overbeke Used for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto MERRY

Backstabbing Brutus: Both a Charmer and a Snake:

Back Stabbing Brutus: Both a Charmer and a Snake

Found on quickmeme.com by Steven Van Overbeke Used for The Shakespere Standard MEMEnto Merry.

 

Puppy Love At Its Finest:

The Price of Love:

One Does Not Simply Marry Juliet

Created by Steven Van Overbeke on Meme Generator for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry

 

The Conspiracy of Love:

The Conspiracy of Love

Created by Steven Van Overbeke on Meme Generator for The Shakespeare Standard’s MEMEnto Merry

That is all for this week’s MEMEnto Merry. Please let me know about your thoughts on the animals of Shakespeare. I would love to hear them. If you have any memes that you would like featured in MEMEnto Merry, please send them to editor@theshakespearestandard.com. See you all next week.

Author Steven

Steven has been with The Shakespeare Standard since its inception in 2009. He has had an interest in Shakespeare since acting in A Midsummer Night's Dream in college. You can reach him directly at faustmarlowe23@gmail.com. He currently works as an editor for Foolery with the column of MEMEnto Merry.

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