July 21, 2016 | Lifestyle.INQ

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Day: July 21, 2016

7 web series based on classic lit that you need to watch

We’ve all read our fair share of Shakespeare and friends in high school. Some of us can still recite Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet. Cool. Some of us didn’t like any of it, and that’s okay. These works represented times and places different from ours, which is why they can be alienating or daunting or, yes, boring (and, let’s be real, the Western literary canon isn’t the word of God, anyway). But what if these works did reflect the ~now~, with all its hashtags and personal branding and house parties? Check out some web series that find the common ground between A Very Long Time Ago in the Western World, and, well, today.

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