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Witches, Spirits, Ghosts, and Magic | MEMEnto Merry

By October 30, 2015 No Comments

Welcome to another edition of MEMEnto Merry. With Halloween around the corner and many people getting ready for the holiday, I thought I would use memes to bring everyone’s attention to how Shakespeare wove magic, spirits, and mystery into his plays.


Here is the question on everyone’s mind when they see Macbeth:

The Question on Everyone's Minds While Watching Macbeth

Found by Steven Van Overbeke at quickmeme.com. Used for MEMEnto Merry

 

Macbeth as explained by the Joker:

The Scottish Play Explained by a Joker

Found by Steven Van Overbeke on Pinterest. Used for MEMEnto Merry

 

Hamlet’s reaction to seeing his dad:

Seeing Dad for the First Time

Found by Steven Van Overbeke on memecrunch.com. Used for MEMEnto Merry.

 

That awkward moment when you realize…

The Sudden Realization that Hamlet's Dad is A Ghost

Found by Steven Van Overbeke on imgflip.com. Used for MEMEnto Merry

 

When you see Banquo’s ghost you know what to do:

What to Do When You See Banquo's Ghost

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

 

Asking an obvious question:

Asking the Obvious Question to Macbeth

Found on memecrunch.com. Found by Steven Van Overbeke. Used for MEMEnto Merry.


Here are some Shakespeare Standard original memes celebrating the ghosts, spirits, witches and magic of Shakespere.

Some food for thought on witches:

Food for Thought on the Witches of Macbeth

Created on imgflip.com by Steven Van Overbeke for The Shakespeare Standard. Used for MEMEnto Merry

 

A rational explanation for Hamlet’s father’s ghost because you are…

Hamlet's Father Ghost as Explained by Fry

Created by Steven Van Overbeke on imgflip.com for The Shakespeare Standard. Used for MEMEnto Merry.

 

Phantom spot (a first world problem):

Phantom Spots- A First World Problem

Created by Steven Van Overbeke on imgflip.com. Created for The Shakespeare Standard. Used for MEMEnto Merry.


That’s all for this week, everyone. If you have any memes you would like to share with The Shakespeare Standard, please email us at editor@theshakespearestandard.com. I will see you all next week for more MEMEnto Merry.

 

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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