August 28, 2012
(Romereports.com) Shakespeare's work
has surpassed the test of time. From the fairies of 'A Midsummer Night's
Dream,' to the passionate story of 'Mark Anthony and Cleopatra,' to
'Falstaff,' a sinner who at his old ages invokes God.
characters may be complicated, but they've always shown a human
dimension. This very topic was discussed by Literature Professor,
Alison Milbank and Edoardo Rialti who works as the University of
Assisi. During the Rimini Meeting they read a specific portion of
Hamlet, precisely to prove this point.
In that piece, the prince
of Denmark recounts how before the eyes of man, mankind is a
masterpiece, while in the eyes of God, they are merely dust. But what
changes the playing field, says professor Rialti, is the fact that
humans have an infinite connection with nature and the infinite.
what happens when we accept that we are creatures that can truly have a
relationship with the infinite. Shakespeare explains this in a unique
way through his writings: In his comedies and tragedies, people often
make mistakes, but there is also the possibility of being forgiven and
ultimately to lead a happy life. It's another way Shakespeare reminds us
that mankind is truly a work of art.