A harmless necessary cat. (Alternatively, a cat, letting “I dare not” wait upon “I would,” like in an adage.) (Vyacheslav Oseledko/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)

It’s the Bard’s 450th, and where the play was once the thing to catch the conscience of the king, now we have personality quizzes for that. Already learned which Shakespeare hero you were? Now it’s time to see your secret heroine personality! Remember that in Shakespeare’s day, female roles were played by men — this one isn’t just for ladies.

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Alexandra Petri writes the ComPost blog, offering a lighter take on the news and opinions of the day.
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