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William Shakespeare's Hamlet

William Shakespeare's Hamlet | English | Scoop.it
Shakespeare's Hamlet with explanatory notes and study guide.
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You all have your scenes from Hamlet that i gave you the other day in class. Please read through your scenes thoroughly so you FULLY understand what the characters in your scene are talking about! If you need help with understanding a section please don't hesitate to ask me! Or Google! Then answer the questions below. Shakespeare's plays are always being remastered for a modern audience. But are his plays still relevant in the 21st century?

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Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's comment, April 10, 2014 8:28 AM
Here are the questions:
Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's comment, April 10, 2014 8:29 AM
1. Using examples from Hamlet, find 4 themes that are still relevant in today's society and provide examples of why they are.
Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's comment, April 10, 2014 8:30 AM
2. Should Shakespeare be performed in modern English or continued to be performed in old English? Why?
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll | English | Scoop.it
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's insight:

Please read an excerpt from Alice in Wonderland (Chapter IX "The Mock Turtle's story") and answer these questions, ready for tomorrows lesson on representations. Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland has been remastered and adapted into many movies in today's modern society. The representations of his characters that feature in the story are diverse and show insight into a weird and intriguing past and even future! (Questions below).

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Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's comment, April 7, 2014 3:34 AM
Here are the questions:
Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's comment, April 7, 2014 3:35 AM
1. How has Lewis Carroll represented the character "The Duchess"? What key words support this?
Huon Mackinnon-Farnworth's comment, April 7, 2014 3:35 AM
2. How has Alice reacted to the character? Angrily, happily, intrigued? What words helped you form this opinion?