WE’RE ON A QUEST TO DISCOVER THE ULTIMATE SHAKESPEAREAN VILLAINS. THE MOST DOWNRIGHT DEVIOUS, NEFARIOUS NASTIES IN ALL OF SHAKESPEARE’S PLAYS.
HERE, WE REVEAL NUMBERS SEVEN, SIX AND FIVE.
The following posts are by a guest author, Andy McLean, and for Bell Shakespeare in Australia. But, they are so good, that I have to post and share their great work!
7. PRINCE HAL aka HENRY V (Henry IV, Henry V)
Yes, yes we know. Prince Hal is a hero. One of Shakespeare’s most inspiring, in fact. A gallant fighter, and a brilliant orator. A man who conquers every battlefield he … Continue reading
Here is a clever idea that may engage your students in a short lesson plan, as well as open their eyes and minds to what Shakespeare has brought to the table. Create a top ten Shakespeare list. Here are some top ten Shakespeare ideas you can work with:
- Characters (Puck, Hamlet, Othello… Who’s #1?)
- Re-written story lines (i.e. Lion King or West Side Story, etc)
- Speeches (To be, or not to be)
- Quotes (Out, damn spot, out!)
- Phrases (Method to his Madness)
- Words (i.e. Alligator, Minds-eye, Dalmation, etc)
Let me know if you think of more, so I … Continue reading