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Achebe Essay/Shakespeare Essay

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Chinua Achebe once said, " "There is that great proverb - that until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter." Did Shakespeare let the lions have their voices, too--or mostly the hunters? Part of the debate on Shakespeare's identity centers on the idea that if he were an average Joe, a man without great means, there is no way he could capture the wide, wide world that he did. But many writers who wrote from statuses of wealth and class captured only the hunters. Did Shakespeare do justice to many voices?

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