The Bard, Charted


by Zoe Pollock

Stephan Thiel at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam has charted Shakespeare in various ways as part of his B.A. thesis:

The goal of this approach was to provide an overview of [each] play by showing its text through a collection of the most frequently used words for each character.

My favorite is how often "Oh" seems to occur in Romeo and Juliet. Oh, young love...

(Hat Tip: Flowing Data)