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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... blindness 144 Thinking about contrast and antithesis 150 Allusions to King Lear in contemporary culture 156 Thinking about the problem of justice 175 Thinking about the gods 204 About the authors Aidan Coleman BA Dip Ed teaches English.
James was not as diplomatic as Elizabeth in dealing with the English Parliament and he promoted the doctrine of the Divine Right of Kings, which argued that kings received their power from God and could not, therefore, be challenged.
In the early 1600s, virtually everyone believed in a God who created and controlled the universe. Jacobeans believed in a divine order called the Great Chain of Being. In this way of seeing the world, God ruled the universe and below ...
The play is populated by the names and presence of ancient gods, including Apollo and Hecate, yet it is also full of biblical allusions and, on one occasion, a direct reference to the Christian God. The playwright's motives for ...
Now, by Apollo – Now, by Apollo, King, 150 Thou swear'st thy gods in vain. O, vassal! Miscreant! [Laying his hand on his sword] ALBANY, CORNWALL KENT KING LEAR KENT Dear Sir, forbear. Kill thy physician, and the fee bestow Upon thy foul ...
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I decided to overcome longstanding feelings of inadequacy which had until now kept me away from Shakespeare's plays, which I had never studied in school and which seemed indecipherable to me. There is ... Přečíst celou recenzi