English 365 - Shakespeare

Section 2:
Monday & Wednesday Lawson 101
Friday Parkinson 108

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ALL work should be handed in following MLA format.
 

Last Update: 21 April, 2012 12:30 pm

January Calendar

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

16
MLK DAY

 

17 18
Intro
19 20
As You Like It / strategies for reading / succeeding

Section 02 Parkinson 108: flashcards & photos

 

23
As You Like It Acts 1-2 (emphasis on Society vs. Forest; Orlando & Oliver / Dukes Frederick & Senior; Rosalind & Celia; Rosalind & Orlando)


Power Points Dr. Lamb uses for lecture are available on Blackboard

How to print Power Points as outlines (vs. printing 20 individual slides)

 

24 25
As You Like It Acts 3-4 (emphasis on Jacques & Touchstone; Phebe & Silvius; best way to love)
26 27
As You Like It Quiz (Acts 1-4)

Handed out: As You Like It Response

Reviewed how to quote (Act. scene. line).

February Calendar

30
As You Like It Act 5
31 1
As You Like It (global review)
2 3
DUE: As You Like It Response
6
Twelfth Night Acts 1-2

Comment about how I comment on papers
 

7 8
Twelfth Night Acts 3-4
(emphasis on Upstairs/Downstairs plots; Viola's/Cessario's role as servant/friend; truth in love; the role of joy and parties in life)
 
9 10
Twelfth Night Quiz (Acts 1-4)

Check out the "Seeing Shakespeare" page from the Folger Shakespeare Library - images of cross garters from Twelfth Night as well as the anthropophagi Othello mentions, harpies from The Tempest, and more.
 

13
Twelfth Night Act 5
(examination of film interpretation; focus on party and Malvolio)
14 15
Twelfth Night (global review)
16 17
DUE: Twelfth Night Response

Paper Prompt Discussed

20

TEST: Re-read and study key quotes from As You Like It & Twelfth Night

View Hamlet with David Tennant on the PBS Great Performances page for free in its entirety

And for Shakespeare junkies, 2 more which are not on our syllabus, but are well worth viewing:

Macbeth with Patrick Stewart and surreal witches

And King Lear with Sir Ian McKellen

 

 

21 22
Hamlet ("Who's there?" as a tagline for the play; consistency of character / inconsistency of people; open interpretation - make your own Hamlet; revenge play; "antic disposition")

Due: thesis statements for papers

23 24
Hamlet

Discuss thesis statements

March Calendar

27
Hamlet

Guest speaker: Julie Stemper from Stone Soup engages the class in an acting workshop - helps teach us how to bring Shakespeare to life when we read!

 

28
 

Conferences with Borger

29
Hamlet

Conferences with Borger

1


Conferences with Borger

2
Hamlet Quiz

Conferences with Borger
 

5
Hamlet

Conferences with Borger
 

6

 

7
Hamlet

Conferences with Borger

8 9
PAPER DUE: As You Like It & Twelfth Night
12
SPRING BREAK
13
SPRING BREAK
14
SPRING BREAK
15
SPRING BREAK
16
SPRING BREAK

Last day to drop a class via Salukinet

19
DUE: Hamlet Response

Othello
Acts 1 & 2
20 21
Othello
22 23
Othello Quiz
26
Othello
27 28
Othello
29 30
DUE: Othello Response


April
Calendar
 

2
TEST

General Prompt for Paper #2
 

3 4
Winter's Tale

Due: thesis statements for papers

5 6
Winter's Tale

Discuss thesis statements

9
Winter's Tale
10 11
Winter's Tale
12 13
Winter's Tale Quiz
16
Winter's Tale
17 18
Tempest

PAPER DUE

19 20
DUE: Winter's Tale Response
23
Tempest
24 25
Tempest
26 27
Tempest Quiz
30
Tempest
       


May Calendar
 

30
Tempest
1 2
Tempest

Evening viewing of The Tempest: Lawson 141 7pm - 9:30 pm (film runs just under 2 hours).
 

3 4
Tempest Response
7
 
8 9 10 11
Tentative Final Exam Schedule: 7:50-9:50

Week of May 6: Exam on date scheduled by the Dean or a paper on the last two plays, if conferenced and approved by section leader.