While most university-level students may have graduated from their dependency on Spark Notes, not all students have mastered the prose-flooded world of Shakespeare. The Shakespeare Pro app ($9.99, iPhone or iPad) is your academic life raft. Read text, search by scene, or flip through the extensive Shakespearean glossary. Users will also have access to a library of facts, quotes or portraits of the playwright himself, making this your own person Bard 101 tutor.
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