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Erdal AYAN

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Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

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Shakespeare has been studied from many perspectives so far. However, his language style used in his literary works is still worth studying. First of all, this study explores changing sense of emblem and emblem language comparing Shakespeare’s era and today. Secondly, it puts stress on the effects of emblem traditions on Shakespeare. Lastly, this article aims to shed light on his emblematical language in his Midsummer Night’s Dream, which is one of his most leading works in terms of having highly visible emblematical interpretations.

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Shakespeare, emblems, emblem language, Midsummer Night’s Dream

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