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Actor's Memory
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 5, No. 0192.  Saturday, 5 March 1994.
From:           Joanne Merriam <
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Date:           Saturday, 05 Mar 1994 15:53:47 -0400
Subject:        Re: actor's memory
Just a short frivolous comment... (not meant to imply any kind of opinion
on my part). I just finished reading Huck Finn, and came across a part I had
forgotten: the scene where the Duke (or maybe the King, I can't remember now)
tries to reconstruct Hamlet's famous "To be or not to be" speech. It's very
funny; perhaps Twain was making some kind of comment about actors' ability
to memorize, as well.
Joanne Merriam

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