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Shakespeare

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 7 months ago

 

 

Welcome to the Shakespeare Class Wiki. 
I'll post resources on here for you to use throughout the class!
 
 
Sonnets
Here is a document with the sonnets we will memorize and present!
 
 A Midsummer Night's Dream.
 Cast List
 

Philostrate
Robin Goodfellow
Peter Quince
Oberon
Peaseblossom
Titania
Tom Snout
Theseus
Robin Starveling
Snug
Nick Bottom

Francis Flute
Helena
Egeus
Cobweb
Demetrius
Moth
Mustardseed
Lysander
Hermia
Hippolyta

 
 
 
Major Themes in Midsummer that the class brainstormed:
Love: love should be constant
love could be trickery
love could be funny
love could be wicked
people are often lost or confused
people are often foolish 
OTHER:
differences or similarities from the play and the movie
 
 
 
 
 
 
HAMLET
CAST LIST:
 
 
 

Osric

Polonius

Marcellus

Ophelia

Voltimand

Yorick

Reynaldo

Rosencrantz

Fortinbras

Francisco

Cornelius

Barnardo

King Claudius

Queen Gertrude

Laertes

Lucianus

Horatio

Guildenstern

Prince Hamlet

 
 
 
 
Reduced Hamlet Shakespeare Info
 Work in groups of 4-5 to find the most important events in the entire play.  Then, find quotes to show each of these important events.  We will present these to the class, using hats as props & constumes!
 
 
 
 
Main Motifs and Themes in Hamlet (that the Class Brainstormed)
Revenge
Violence
Inaction
Insanity
Death/ suicide/ Murder
Supernatural Elements
Ripple Effect of character actions
Sneakiness
"Time is out of Joint"
Lust
Greed
Appearance vs. Reality
Differences and similarities between the book and the movie
(We saw clips from the Ethan Hawke version; the Kenneth Branaugh version; the Sir Laurence Olivier version, etc.)
 
 
 
 
Much Ado About Nothing
The Cast List
 
 
 

Hero
Don John
Dogberry
Friar Francis
Leonato
Ursula
Verges
Margaret

Don Pedro
Conrade
Beatrice
Balthasar
Antonio
Benedick
Borachio
Claudio

 
 
 
Final Essay:
 
What is one major theme you have noticed in the three Shakespeare plays we have studied?
 
Using the Recipe for an Essay, type a 5 paragraph essay analyzing some important theme in the three plays we have read this quarter. 
 
Paragraph 1
Intro with thesis mentioning theme, and title of 3 plays
Definition of terms (if needed)
 
Paragraph 2
Example from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Quote 1
 
Paragraph 3
Example from "Hamlet"
Quote 2
 
Paragraph 4
Example from "Much Ado About Nothing"
Quote 3
 
Paragraph 5
Conclusion showing the significance of the theme
 
 
 

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