Even the most resolutely disengaged students can finally 'discover' and thrill to the rhythms and passions of Shakespeare's plays! Award-winning teachers and Shakespearean scholars have extensively trialled their approach to teaching Shakespeare's plays in the classroom, and this series is the result! The plays in this series are becoming increasingly popular for student resources in schools as English and Drama teachers discover their fabulous teaching and learning qualities. Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries.
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If you look very closely you may even notice something strange about the female characters.All of the parts are played by males, and female characters, like Cordelia, Regan and Gonerill, are played by boys whose voices have not yet ...
He frequently uses a different word order (syntax) from what you might be used to, and his characters often speak in poetry (verse). Shakespeare's language can be challenging, but the reward is in the challenge.
At other times, Shakespeare uses rhyming couplets to express a moral point or lesson for the benefit ofboth the characters and the audience. In the following example from the series of rhyming couplets that concludes the play, ...
The songs sung by both the Fool and Tom o' Bedlam draw, at least in part, on popular medieval songs. d Prose While most of Shakespeare's plays are written in verse, he sometimes chooses to have his characters speak in prose.
(Act 1 Scene 1) In many of Shakespeare's plays, prose indicates that a character is of a lower class or is engaging in ... However, prose in King Lear usually has more to do with the context and nature of what the characters are saying.
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