Shakespeare's Language

Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
Shakespeare's Language
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This workbook provides an introduction to early modern English and dramatic language in preparation for reading Shakespeare's works.

Section One: teaches students to not be afraid of early modern English.

Section Two: describes figurative language, including, but not limited to:
simile
metaphor
personification
hyperbole
apostrophe
onomatopoeia
oxymoron

Section Three: discusses verbs with inflected endings

Section Four: discusses pronouns

Section Five: discusses unusual vocabulary

Section Six: discusses syntax

Section Seven: plays with wordplay

Section Eight: describes the different forms of dramatic language (prose and poetry)

Section Nine: describes "tragedy" based on Aristotle's "Poetics" (used in preparation to teach a Shakespearean Tragedy).

Student section is pages 1-6; Teacher section with key and notes for classroom instruction is pages 7-14.


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14 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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