There’s the rub ‘n’ Qui casca l’asino?

Written by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com In order to make our point it is necessary to review a few lines from Hamlet’s famous “To be or not to be” soliloquy: To die — to sleep. To sleep — perchance to dream: ay, there’s the rub! […] There’s the … Continue reading There’s the rub ‘n’ Qui casca l’asino?

Blank Verse ‘n’ Milton’s poetry

Written by J.D. Ian Barton & Dr. Salvatore Ivan Italiano; © (2017) Lawinwordsblog.com While most learners of the English language improve their level of knowledge and mental agility by eschewing literature and poetry in place of economics and politics, I wanted here to report a little of the background of the Italian versi sciolti and … Continue reading Blank Verse ‘n’ Milton’s poetry