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AS LITERATURE. Quiz Answers 1. Macbeth 2. 16 th century on April 23 rd, 1564, died in1616. 3. Romeo & Juliet 4. Elizabeth I (reigned 1558-1603) 5. A Midsummer.

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1 AS LITERATURE

2 Quiz Answers 1. Macbeth th century on April 23 rd, 1564, died in Romeo & Juliet 4. Elizabeth I (reigned ) 5. A Midsummer Night’s Dream 6. The Globe Theatre 7. Othello 8. Stratford Upon Avon 9. The Tempest 10. Romeo & Juliet The Taming of the Shrew Othello Twelfth Night

3 Explorations in Drama: coursework Hamlet by William Shakespeare Coursework first piece – ‘creative critical response’. You will watch a modern version of Hamlet directed by Michael Almereyda (2000). You will write a review of the film using opinions from a selection of reviews given in class. 500 word length

4 Coursework 2: Explorative essay Hamlet by Shakespeare & The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster 2,000-2,500 word essay on either of the following topics: The representation of women in Hamlet & The Duchess of Malfi. The representation of the malcontent character in Hamlet & The Duchess of Malfi.

5 Exam Texts The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen Poetry Anthology of 16 poems based upon the theme of ‘Home’ Or Clock Work Orange by Stanley Kubrick Brighton Rock by Graham Green Poetry Anthology of 16 poems based upon the theme of ‘Home’

6 Today’s Lesson 1. We will read the opening scene of Hamlet and discuss the atmosphere that Shakespeare evokes for the audience. 2. You will analyse the language of Act 1 Scene 1 finding key quotes that demonstrate the dramatic techniques Shakespeare uses. 3. We will watch Act 1 Scene 1 of three directors' interpretations of Shakespeare's play and discuss the techniques they use to evoke atmosphere. 4. You will discuss which of the three you thought was most effective and write a paragraph making evaluations and judgements justifying your choice.

7 Hamlet What do you know about the play? Use the following headings to organise your knowledge. Characters Setting Plot


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