Presentation on theme: "3.7 The Moor I will analyze characters and methods of characterization by applying Cultural Criticism in order to write a character sketch about Othello."— Presentation transcript:
1 3.7 The Moor I will analyze characters and methods of characterization by applying Cultural Criticism in order to write a character sketch about OthelloYou will need the following.SSR BookComposition BookSpringBoard BookOthello (third shelf in the middle of the bookcase)
2 3.7 The Moor SSR Reflection Question Read a book of your choosing for ten minutes.Respond to the following question in your composition book.Which of the following critical theories would best apply to your reading today: Cultural, Feminist, or Marxist?You may refer to p. 340 – 342 in your SpringBoard books. Explain your response
3 3.7 The MoorWith your acting company, scan Act I, scene i for derogatory references that other characters make about Othello without using his name.Record the references, the speaker, and the line number in the graphic organizer in SpringBoard page 176.As a class, share the references.
4 3.7 The MoorAs a class, briefly characterize the language used to used to describe Othello (Is it complimentary? Is it derogatory?)What do the characters reveal about themselves by referring to Othello as they do?Record your conclusions in the graphic organizer on page 176.
5 3.7 The MoorAs a class, discuss the following.What cultural motivations may be influencing how characters refer to Othello in Act I?
6 3.7 The MoorThe terms used to describe Othello in Act I, scene i are spoken behind his back.Read Act I, scene ii in order to discover Othello’s response to some of these accusations.Record the accusation, accuser, Othello’s response, and what it reveals about Othello in the graphic organizer on page 177.
7 3.7 The MoorRead the character sketch of Reverend Jonathan Hale from The Crucible on page 177 and use as a model for a character sketch.Compose a character sketch that describes Othello at this point in the play and turn in for a daily grade.Draft your character sketch from a Cultural Critical Perspective.The character sketch must be between eight and ten sentences.
8 3.7 The MoorReview your study packet in order to prepare for the Act I quiz.The Act I quiz will be next class.