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How many times does the word 'love' appear in Shakespeare's plays? Is it possible to find negative passages using a list of keywords? We'll use Python to practice our skills and answer questions like these.


We'll need additional setup here.


  • Have fun using Python to learn basic data science.
  • Practice searching for information in text documents
  • Practice manipulating strings
  • Practice using loops
  • Practice using lists
  • Practice using dictionaries.
  • Get experience with regular expressions.

Skills Review

  • Checking if two strings are equal
  • Checking if a string contains another as a substring