2002

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1814  Wednesday, 28 August 2002

From:           Sam Small <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 28 Aug 2002 01:44:25 +0100
Subject:        Shakespeare and Teenagers

It seems I have found some scientific support for my contention that
young people, which includes teenagers, should not be forced to study
and comment upon the great plays of Shakespeare.  According to recent
research teenagers in particular think differently from adults - and in
some respects have moral differences.  All this is due to the violent
changes in growing from a child to an adult.  Please take a look at the
link below for an article that appeared in the Daily Telegraph this
year.  I now think that teenagers are rather frightening creatures.  Was
I really one?

http://www.simplescreens.co.uk/teenagers.htm

SAM SMALL
http://www.passioninpieces.co.uk

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