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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Course tutor: Josie O'Donoghue

Shakespeare's work is full of metaphors. Some have worked their way into standard usage, whilst others sound strange to us today. We consider a range of metaphors in Shakespeare's poetry and plays, looking at significant sonnets and scenes closely, but also reflecting more broadly on the effects of metaphor.



Virtual Classroom

This course takes place online using the teleconferencing software ZOOM.

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Course dates

13 Mar 2021 to 14 Mar 2021

Course duration

2 days

Apply by

08 Mar 2021

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Virtual Classroom
(via Zoom or equivalent)

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