Lesson Plans
Shakespeare 3rd Q 10.11 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/10/2011 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Shakespeare bio--assemble, review notes, present

"Hamlet"--Polonius's advice: do we follow it? list/translate; read act 1 scene 3; the definition of tragedy, Hamlet's "antic" disposition

"Hamlet"-- finish act 1, questions; video act 1, scenes 4-5: contrast Zefirelli's and Luhrmann's versions of Polonius bidding Laertes farewell

"Hamlet"--read act 2, scenes 1-2 to the players entry: Polonius's plan and the king's plan in parallel; Hamlet's reaction to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, the double irony; his reaction to the players; Brunaugh's version video

"Hamlet"--read the second soliloquy, what's the complaint; contrast the second with the first; read act 3, scene 1; the third soliloquy, questions; video interpretation contrast

"Hamlet"--Hamlet's plan/the king's response; read act 3, scene 2, questions