Class 2, Hamlet
Language in Hamlet: Iambic Pentameter for nobles.
Discussion on readings:
What have you learned about Shakespeare and Elisabethan theatre?
What was theatre in pre-Elisabethan era England?
What role did Shakespeare play in literature and in establishing Modern English?
What happened to the language (middle to modern English... influences on voc) (web site on humanities... class 1)
Use subtitles: Hamlet, focus on vocabulary. Note vocabulary and research meaning.
For Class 3
Prepare discussion on language and vocabulary in Hamlet. Look at the vocabulary and choose what you had problems with. Note it and we'll discuss it next class.