Current Morning Lesson Block: Comedy and Tragedy

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  1. Finish reading Much Ado About Nothing
  2. Finish your Globe Theatre Illustration


Assignments 9/17

Thursday, September 17, 2015

  1. Finish Antigone essay.  The essay should be a minimum of one page, maximum of two pages.  Type and double space.  If you do not have a printer, please e-mail to me prior to class on Friday.  Details of the essay are in the Comedy and Tragedy packet.
  2. Read Act II of Much Ado About Nothing.

Assignment 9/16

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Work on Antigone essay (due Friday)

Read Act I of Much Ado About Nothing

Assignment 9/11

Friday, September 11, 2015

1. Finish reading Antigone.
2. Review today's notes and complete the left-hand review column.
3. Complete your illustration of the Greek theatron that we began in class today.

Assignment 9/10

Friday, September 11, 2015

1. Read Antigone p.78-109
2. Complete the review column of your Cornell Notes.
3. Rewrite one of the choral odes in contemporary language.  Do not summarize the ode; rather, rewrite it using words and images that feel more current. 

Here is an example from the ode on p.76.

Original: "Numberless wonders terrible wonders walk the world but...

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Assignment 9/9

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Read Antigone p.59-77.  Pay attention to the stylistic differences between the dialogue and the choral odes.

Review your notes and jot down main points or questions in the left column of your Cornell Notes.

Comedy and Tragedy - Course Description

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The class explores three eras in Western theater: Ancient Greece, Elizabethan England, and twentieth century America. Students study plays from each period, examine the questions with which people wrestled, and consider how theater served as a platform for the exploration of these questions. The class introduces students to thesis-driven...

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