Tuesday, October 22, 2013

What to Say?

In a formal essay, in a section about Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, one of my students complained that Cleopatra is a "drama queen."

Well, um, yes.

Seriously, I don't think the student was even thinking about what s/he wrote.  What do you say?


  1. ALL early modern queens are drama queens! (Well, OK, Cleopatra isn't technically early modern, but nevertheless, performing queenship would still totally be her job even if she WEREN'T a stage character...)

  2. "Pun intended?!?"