Greetings, partings and the magic of Shakespeare - EXPeditions

Greetings, partings and the magic of Shakespeare

by David Hillman
  • Key point 1
    Greetings and partings are mini rituals that frame every encounter and condense emotional intensity into gestures and words.
  • Key point 2
    The ways in which Shakespeare’s characters greet and part from one another are sometimes peculiarly resonant.
  • Key point 3
    Moments of parting are when one is most aware of the potential for solitude, and therefore when one longs for connection.