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Shakespeare Plays Summed Up In Relatable Headlines

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I’m a simple woman. You take a headline from The Onion and slap it over a piece of relevant media, I laugh. And since I need to feel like I’m doing my part here on the Internet, I decided to do this exact thing with all the books on your English syllabus.

And when the Pride and Prejudice one finally stopped making me laugh randomly whenever I remembered it on public transportation (so, like, two days ago), I decided to do it again, only this time with Shakespeare plays. The end result? This slideshow.