3Sayings We have Willie to thank for!! KNOCK KNOCK! Who’s There?Heart of GoldSo-soFight Fire with FireLove is BlindMakes your hair stand on endA Piece of WorkSent him packing
42nd Person Familiar and Verb Inflections Modern in English has dropped a set of pronouns and verbs called “familiar” or thee and thou forms. We used to use these among close friends and family and to children, inferiors, animals, and inanimate objects.They were still around in Shakespeare’s day.
6Verb Inflections 2nd Person familiar- -Adds the end –est, -’st, or st EXAMPLE: thou givest, thou sing’stSome irregular verbsPRESENT: you are have will can shall doPRESENT: thou art hast wilt canst shalt dostPAST: thou wast hadst wouldst couldst shouldst didstThird Person SingularOften substitutes –th for –sExample: she giveth (for she gives)
7Decode the following with your group Hippolyta, I wooed thee with my swordAnd won thy love doing thee injuries…2. Stand forth, Demetrius – My noble lord,This man hath my consent to marry her.3. If thou lovest me, thensteal forth thy father’s house tomorrow night..4. How now spirit? Whither wander you?5. The King doth keep his revels here tonight,Take heed the Queen come not within his sight…
8AnswersHippolyta, I courted you with my sword in battle, and won your love doing you harm…Come forward, Demetrius – My good lord, this man has my permission to marry her.If you love me, then sneak out of your father’s house tomorrow night…How are you spirit? Where are you going?The king does have his party here tonight, make sure the Queen stay away and out of his sight…
9There are some other strange words and phrases in Shakespeare, where do I look them up? Shakspeare Lexicon – Alexander Schmidt’sEnglish Dictionary
10Steps to Decoding Shakespeare Scenes and Monologues Read scene synopsis from Spark NotesRead SceneDecode Words and Phrases using the Shakespeare Lexicon or DictionaryIf you STILL cannot decode everything, look at No Fear Shakespeare
11JULIET: Ay me!ROMEO: She speaks,O speak again bright angel, for thou artAs glorious to this night being o’er my head,As is a winged messenger of heavenUnto the white-upturned wond’ring eyesOf mortals that fall back to gaze on him,When he bestrides the lazy pacing clouds,And sails upon the bosom of the air.JULIET: O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?Deny thy father, and refuse thy name.Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,And I’ll no longer be a Capulet.ROMEO: Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?JULIET: ‘Tis but thy name that is mine enemy.Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.What’s Montague? It is nor hand nor foot,Nor arm nor face, nor any other partBelonging to a man. O be some other name.What’s in a name? That which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet;So Romeo would, were he not Romeo called,Retain that dear perfection which he owesWithout that title. Romeo doff thy name which is no part of thee,Take all myself.
12Watch Scene RSC Shaksepeare Company Balcony Scene*Did you understand what’s going on? And the emotions?
13Decode the following http://www. sparknotes Give me leave, beseech you. I did send, After the last enchantment you did here, A ring in chase of you. So did I abuse Myself, my servant, and, I fear me, you: Under your hard construction must I sit, To force that on you, in a shameful cunning Which you knew none of yours. What might you think? Have you not set mine honor at the stake, And baited it with all the unmuzzled thoughts That tyrannous heart can think? To one of your receiving Enough is shown. A cypress, not a bosom, Hides my heart. So, let me hear you speak.
14Combine one word from each of the three columns below, prefaced with "Thou": Column Column Column 3artless base-court apple-johnbawdy bat-fowling baggagebeslubbering beef-witted barnaclebootless beetle-headed bladdercockered clapper-clawed bugbearclouted clay-brained bum-baileycraven common-kissing canker-blossomcurrish crook-pated clack-dishdroning doghearted codpiecefawning earth-vexing dewberryfobbing elf-skinned flap-dragongleeking flap-mouthed foot-lickergorbellied folly-fallen giglet
15Write a Scene with a partner Each person must say an insultCreate a scene where each person says an insultMake sure there is a clear beginning, middle, and endNo violenceUse your 2nd person familiar and verb inflections5-8 lines