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The 7 Shakespeare Characters You’ll Meet in High School

There are good things about high school. For instance, you COULD be currently on fire, and you’re not. (Congratulations!) But there are lots of bad things about high school, too, like the fact that it starts entirely too early and nobody is wearing deodorant.

Another bad thing about high school is the people. Oh, God, the people. For every person you actually like, there will be another five you can’t STAND, and at one point or another you’ll be forced to do a group project with all of them.

Here are seven of the people you’ll meet in high school, embodied in characters from Shakespeare.