Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Ralph M. Wardle


Shakespeare wrote to be acted, not read. English majors and casual readers of often warned not to criticize some of the glaring errors in Shakespeare’s plays because they are not obvious on the stage. Some never get closer to an understanding that these plays were written to be acted. They would be better advised to be constantly aware of the plays’ proper place on the stage.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of English and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 1967 Evelyn Jeanette Huehn.

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