The Words Of Shakespeare
More words that Shakespeare coined include: unreal, accommodation, aerial, amazement, apostrophe, assassination, auspicious, baseless, bedroom, bloody, bump, castigate, changeful, clangor, control (noun), countless, courtship, critic, critical, dexterously, dishearten, dislocate, dwindle, eventful, exposure, fitful, frugal, generous, gloomy, gnarled, hurry, impartial, inauspicious, indistinguishable, invulnerable, lapse, laughable, lonely, majestic, misplaced, monumental, multitudinous, obscene, palmy, perusal, pious, premeditated, puking, radiance, reliance, road, sanctimonious, seamy, sportive, submerge, and suspicious.
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Key Facts In This Video
The globe has performances of shakespeare in the original pronunciations, or OP. (0:17)
Examples of modern pronunciation vs original (OP): (2:51)
Performing in OP changes the way the characters are portrayed, often for the better. (7:01)