Teaching Romeo and Juliet in Catholic Schools

The egregious manner in which Romeo and Juliet is mistaught in most schools is one of the worst examples of the heinous sin of Shakespeare-abuse. In this brief article I offer guidelines on the correct way to teach this tragedy on the theme of unbridled passion.


Joseph Pearce
Joseph Pearce is a Catholic author and biographer who has written about subjects as various as GK Chesterton, economics, and Shakespeare. His latest book, Race with the Devil, chronicles his conversion from racial hatred to Catholicism. He is also the Director of the Center for Faith & Culture and Writer-in-Residence at Aquinas College in Nashville as well as the editor of St. Austin Review.

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