Hamlet Wrap-Up November 5, 2009
Today <ul><li>Critical Analysis Review </li></ul><ul><li>Not-Your-Grade-12-Hamlet </li></ul><ul><li>Hamlet  questions </li...
Essay Tip: Critical Analysis
 
Critical Analysis <ul><li>Combination of: </li></ul><ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences </li></ul>
Observation Exercise <ul><li>Draw the front (the “tails” side) of a penny </li></ul>
Observation Exercise
Inferences <ul><li>“ intellectual leap from what one sees to what those details might suggest” ( Seeing and Writing ).  </...
 
 
 
<ul><li>Mark Peterson Photograph ( Seeing and Writing) </li></ul>
Close Reading: The Closet Scene <ul><li>Observations: What we are reading </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences: The theses we make...
Hamlet  Questions <ul><li>Who is the ghost? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we like about Hamlet? </li></ul>
Hamlet  Questions: The Ghost <ul><li>Forbidden to speak (1.5.13-20) </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t get to work right away </li>...
Ghostly Comparisons:  <ul><li>The Misfortunes of Arthur  (1580s): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Since thus through blacke of Lim...
Why Do We Like Hamlet? <ul><li>We hear of his status before the events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ophelia </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Hamlet Questions <ul><li>Is Gertrude guilty? </li></ul><ul><li>Is vengeance moral? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does Hamlet delay...
Final Exam Preparation <ul><li>With a partner, write down five important quotes from  Hamlet  that would be fair game for ...
Schedule  <ul><li>November 10:  Trifles </li></ul><ul><li>November 12: Essay Workshop Part 1 </li></ul><ul><li>November 17...
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160 09 Nov5

  1. 1. Hamlet Wrap-Up November 5, 2009
  2. 2. Today <ul><li>Critical Analysis Review </li></ul><ul><li>Not-Your-Grade-12-Hamlet </li></ul><ul><li>Hamlet questions </li></ul><ul><li>Final Exam Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>In-class Essay Details </li></ul>
  3. 3. Essay Tip: Critical Analysis
  4. 5. Critical Analysis <ul><li>Combination of: </li></ul><ul><li>Observations </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences </li></ul>
  5. 6. Observation Exercise <ul><li>Draw the front (the “tails” side) of a penny </li></ul>
  6. 7. Observation Exercise
  7. 8. Inferences <ul><li>“ intellectual leap from what one sees to what those details might suggest” ( Seeing and Writing ). </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences must be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasonable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supportable by evidence/proof/details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not stereotyping </li></ul></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>Mark Peterson Photograph ( Seeing and Writing) </li></ul>
  9. 13. Close Reading: The Closet Scene <ul><li>Observations: What we are reading </li></ul><ul><li>Inferences: The theses we make about the scene </li></ul><ul><li>Movie version: a series of inferences </li></ul><ul><li>Movie: 1:05; 1:17 </li></ul><ul><li>3.4 </li></ul>
  10. 14. Hamlet Questions <ul><li>Who is the ghost? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we like about Hamlet? </li></ul>
  11. 15. Hamlet Questions: The Ghost <ul><li>Forbidden to speak (1.5.13-20) </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t get to work right away </li></ul><ul><li>Aposiopesis </li></ul><ul><li>Gestures Rather than Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Julius Caesar-Hamlet-Macbeth </li></ul><ul><li>Typically: revenge ghost stands outside of play/part of prologue or chorus </li></ul><ul><li>Appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Does not appear at the end </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Secular nod </li></ul></ul>
  12. 16. Ghostly Comparisons: <ul><li>The Misfortunes of Arthur (1580s): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Since thus through blacke of Limbo lake, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And deepe infernall floude of Stygian poole </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The gastly Carons boate transported backe” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hamlet : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Sleeping within mine Orchard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My custom always in the afternoon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upon my secure hour thy Uncle stole </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With juice of cursed Hebenon in a Vial” </li></ul></ul>
  13. 17. Why Do We Like Hamlet? <ul><li>We hear of his status before the events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ophelia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fortinbras </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horatio </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Foil for Laertes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I’ll be your foil, Laertes” (5.1.255) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motives for revenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methods of revenge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasons for leaving Elsinore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ordinary/extraordinary </li></ul></ul>
  14. 18. Hamlet Questions <ul><li>Is Gertrude guilty? </li></ul><ul><li>Is vengeance moral? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does Hamlet delay avenging his father’s death? </li></ul>
  15. 19. Final Exam Preparation <ul><li>With a partner, write down five important quotes from Hamlet that would be fair game for a final exam. </li></ul>
  16. 20. Schedule <ul><li>November 10: Trifles </li></ul><ul><li>November 12: Essay Workshop Part 1 </li></ul><ul><li>November 17: Essay Workshop Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>November 19: In-class Drama Essay </li></ul><ul><li>November 24: A Clockwork Orange Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>November 26: A Clockwork Orange </li></ul><ul><li>December 1: A Clockwork Orange </li></ul><ul><li>December 3: A Clockwork Orange </li></ul><ul><li>December 8: Exam Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>December 10: Exam Preparation </li></ul>
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