|Posted by ktrigilio on May 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM||comments (14)|
George Orwell wrote "A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler that the forces which destroy him." Do Romeo and Juliet prove to be nobler than the forces that bring about their downfall?
|Posted by ktrigilio on March 12, 2014 at 11:30 AM||comments (9)|
When viewing the videos, consider the following:
1. What is Troy’s objective?
2. What is Troy’s motivation?
3. How might Troy’s motivation differ for the two actors?
4. What physical and vocal choices do the actors make to depict their character and convey their objective?Consider the blocking choices. When is there distance between Troy and Cory? When are they close up?
5. What...Read Full Post »
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Find evidence (two or more quotes) to support each of the following viewpoints. Decide which interpretation you favor most. Then write your own view of Hamlet as a tragic hero.
Tragicflaw? The hero’s downfall is caused by a ‘tragic flaw’ or blemish in the character. Hamlet’s weakness may be that he ‘thinks too much’ and cannot makeup his mind. The resulting inaction leads to his death. But Hamlet’s ‘tragic flaw’ may be ...Read Full Post »
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Paradise Lost and Venn character comparisons
Tomorrow, you will discuss the “Paradise Lost” excerpt. Some important ideas: