Writelike Shakespeare: Macbeth's 'Tomorrow' soliloquy



Let's try rewriting one of the most famous passages in English literature:

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,

Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,

To the last syllable of recorded time;

And all our yesterdays have lighted fools

The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player,

That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,

And then is heard no more. It is a tale

Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,

Signifying nothing.

MacbethWilliam ShakespeareSource

I mean.


Deep breath.

Macbeth illustration

(By Krzysztof Glazewski)

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