Sunday, January 8, 2017

Ways Characters Die in Shakespeare’s Plays

For an interactive version of the graphic and a narrative overview, see Alice Vincent's article: Shakespeare's 74 death scenes more gory than Game of Thrones.

The article dates to December of 2015, so the Game of Thrones comparison may be out of date: at that time, there were only 50 episodes of Game of Thrones. Now with 73 episodes and some more yet to come, I would guess Game of Thrones is way out in front of the Bard.

Meanwhile, if you are looking for a way to have some character in one of your stories "shuffle off this mortal coil," perhaps you will get some ideas here:




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