I checked in your homework - WAY
We nearly finished Act 1 Quotes during class. The assignment is on yesterday's post.
I sent you home with (or you did it in class) an open book quiz on Act 1.
HW - finish the quiz!
Today, we finished Act 1.
I handed out a visual aid on the revenge plots in Hamlet.
Also, you started the handout on Act 1 Quotes.
Act 1 quotes 1-4 (answer on a separate sheet)
Remember, finish up your character questions for Act 1, now that we are done with it (you should be mostly finished, as those were already assigned).
The ppt with the character descriptions is here
The character questions are here
That's character questions through SCENE iii, not ACT iii.
ACT 1, Scene iii
Well, fabulous LA 12 types, we got through Act 1, mostly through Scene iii,
If you weren't here, I suggest you get through that.
HW - look at the ACT I summary powerpoint before class on Monday, so that it is fresh in your mind. Also, do as many of the character questions as you possibly can (due Monday) through Act 3.
Hamlet Act 1 Summary
HAMLET (FACEBOOK NEWS FEED EDITION).
BY Saray Schmelling
Horatio thinks he saw a ghost.
Hamlet thinks it's annoying when your uncle marries your mother right after your dad dies.
The king thinks Hamlet's annoying.
Laertes thinks Ophelia can do better.
Hamlet's father is now a zombie.
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The king poked the queen.
The queen poked the king back.
Hamlet and the queen are no longer friends.
Marcellus is pretty sure something's rotten around here.
Hamlet became a fan of daggers.
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Polonius says Hamlet's crazy ... crazy in love!
Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and Hamlet are now friends.
Hamlet wonders if he should continue to exist. Or not.
Hamlet thinks Ophelia might be happier in a convent.
Ophelia removed "moody princes" from her interests.
Hamlet posted an event: A Play That's Totally Fictional and In No Way About My Family
The king commented on Hamlet's play: "What is wrong with you?"
Polonius thinks this curtain looks like a good thing to hide behind.
Polonius is no longer online.
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Hamlet added England to the Places I've Been application.
The queen is worried about Ophelia.
Ophelia loves flowers. Flowers flowers flowers flowers flowers. Oh, look, a river.
Ophelia joined the group Maidens Who Don't Float.
Laertes wonders what the hell happened while he was gone.
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The king sent Hamlet a goblet of wine.
The queen likes wine!
The king likes ... oh crap.
The queen, the king, Laertes, and Hamlet are now zombies.
Horatio says well that was tragic.
Fortinbras, Prince of Norway, says yes, tragic. We'll take it from here.
Denmark is now Norwegian.
Sorry to post late, folks. Conferences!
We finished up the Insult Skits - nice work.
We started reading. In the online version, we got to 7 minutes and 50 seconds (click HAMLET under categories and click on the audio version).
Remember, you will be following a character or two throughout our reading of Hamlet.
Character Options and Questions attached here
Also, the Score Card is here, if you lose yours.
HW - none. I suggest you review the introduction and Act 1 summary ppt that I posted yesterday.
Introduction to Hamlet: identify the character(s) you would like to work with.
HW - bring your book.
We took our last look at our good friends Gilgamesh and Enkidu.
It was sad to see them go, but they went out in style. If you hadn't done your project, you're out of luck--after all,
isn't four weeks long enough (use of logos to persuade)
We took the rest of class to finish preparing for INSULT SKIT DAY
HW - be prepared!
READ THE REQUIRMENTS. PRINT BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS.
Meet in room 304
Worked on Insult Skits.
You turned in your Sonnet with the original for full credit.
Your goal is to get a good start on the typing. Remember to work as much Shakespearean language as possible into the skit.
HW - Your projects are due tomorrow, 11/16/11.
Insult skits are due typed, with backstory for Thursday. You each must have a skit to work from. Feel free to bring props to aid your performances. I will give you some time to meet and plan your staging tomorrow in class after we check out your projects.
MORE WORDS? Links for Shakespeare dictionaries:
You'll hear one more MLA reminder
Today, you will do a little sonnet peer-edit (click here)
You'll get a little intro into playing with Shakespearean language (Shakespearean Insult Powerpoint)
And you'll get the packet to get started on a Shakespearean Insult Skit of your own.
Example skit available <here>
HW - revise your sonnet if it needs it.