Hamlet October 19, 2009
Today <ul><li>Drama Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Hamlet: Act 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Essay Tips </li></ul>
Elements of Drama <ul><li>Plot  </li></ul><ul><li>Story </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Represented Action </...
Characterization <ul><li>Stock characters </li></ul><ul><li>Flat and round characters </li></ul>
Character
Character <ul><li>Round </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Well-developed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closely involved in/responsive to ...
Character <ul><li>Foil </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting character who contrasts major character </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sto...
Drama: Setting <ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Sets </li></ul><ul><li>Audience’s knowledge </...
Drama: Theme <ul><li>Repetitions </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast </li></ul>
Drama: Irony <ul><li>Presence of an audience </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic irony </li></ul><ul><li>Cassio did top her. Ask th...
Hamlet Questions <ul><li>Why does Hamlet delay avenging his father’s death? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Gertrude guilty? </li></u...
Hamlet Publication History <ul><li>Written in 1600 (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Based on twelfth-century  Danish History </li></u...
Hamlet Criticism <ul><li>Nineteenth Century: soul of a poet </li></ul><ul><li>Twentieth Century: Oedipus complex </li></ul...
Hamlet’s Soliloquies  <ul><li>Formal rhetoric </li></ul><ul><li>Academic debate </li></ul><ul><li>Mimic the mind at work <...
Act 1, Scene 2 Soliloquy <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q0qmjEWEPU </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Act 1: Hamlet  <ul><li>1.1: Barnardo, Francisco, Horatio, Ghost </li></ul><ul><li>1.2: Claudius, Valtemand, Laertes, Polon...
Essay Tips From Short Story Papers <ul><li>Quote Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Present literary tense </li></ul><ul><li>In...
Present Literary Tense <ul><li>Always always always use present tense in literary essays when discussing the literature. <...
Present Literary Tense <ul><li>When the mother dies, the speaker responds by discussing the financial decisions. </li></ul...
Essay Tips From Short Story Papers <ul><li>Quote Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Present literary tense </li></ul><ul><li>In...
Introduction <ul><li>Start with a grabbing first sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be general—dive directly into the text <...
Attention-Grabber <ul><li>Significance of your subject </li></ul><ul><li>Well-phrased quotation </li></ul><ul><li>Startlin...
Conclusion/Topic Sentences <ul><li>Still stay on point with the text </li></ul>
Example
Two Biggest Tips <ul><li>Write your own paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at your comments from the last paper. </li></ul>
Works Cited <ul><li>Norton Shakespeare , ed. Cohen, Howard,  Maus.  </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Hamlet October 19, 2009
  2. 2. Today <ul><li>Drama Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Hamlet: Act 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Essay Tips </li></ul>
  3. 3. Elements of Drama <ul><li>Plot </li></ul><ul><li>Story </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Represented Action </li></ul><ul><li>Audience Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Structural Divisions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characterization <ul><li>Stock characters </li></ul><ul><li>Flat and round characters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Character
  6. 6. Character <ul><li>Round </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Well-developed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closely involved in/responsive to action </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Barely developed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stereotypical </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Character <ul><li>Foil </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting character who contrasts major character </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stock </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow and change </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Static </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remain unchanged </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Drama: Setting <ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Sets </li></ul><ul><li>Audience’s knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Sets as symbolic </li></ul>
  9. 9. Drama: Theme <ul><li>Repetitions </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolism </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast </li></ul>
  10. 10. Drama: Irony <ul><li>Presence of an audience </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic irony </li></ul><ul><li>Cassio did top her. Ask thy husband [Iago] else. </li></ul><ul><li>O, I were damned beneath all depth in hell </li></ul><ul><li>But that I did proceed upon just grounds </li></ul><ul><li>To this extremity. Thy husband knew it all. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hamlet Questions <ul><li>Why does Hamlet delay avenging his father’s death? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Gertrude guilty? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the ghost? Is it real? </li></ul><ul><li>Is vengeance moral? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Hamlet really mad? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Ophelia’s death really suicide? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Hamlet mean to say at the end of the play? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hamlet Publication History <ul><li>Written in 1600 (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Based on twelfth-century Danish History </li></ul><ul><li>Screen history </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hamlet Criticism <ul><li>Nineteenth Century: soul of a poet </li></ul><ul><li>Twentieth Century: Oedipus complex </li></ul><ul><li>Political: hiding the fix to corruption </li></ul><ul><li>Feminist: Gertrude and Ophelia </li></ul>
  14. 14. Hamlet’s Soliloquies <ul><li>Formal rhetoric </li></ul><ul><li>Academic debate </li></ul><ul><li>Mimic the mind at work </li></ul><ul><li>Revealing “moral complexity, psychological depth, philosophical power”—never done before </li></ul><ul><li>Subjectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Act 1, Scene 2 Soliloquy <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q0qmjEWEPU </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCBVmiVkzTM </li></ul>
  16. 16. Act 1: Hamlet <ul><li>1.1: Barnardo, Francisco, Horatio, Ghost </li></ul><ul><li>1.2: Claudius, Valtemand, Laertes, Polonius, Gertrude, Hamlet </li></ul><ul><li>1.3: Laertes, Ophelia, Polonius </li></ul><ul><li>1.4: Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 Hamlet, Ghost, Horatio, Marcellus </li></ul>
  17. 17. Essay Tips From Short Story Papers <ul><li>Quote Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Present literary tense </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction/Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Topic Sentences </li></ul>
  18. 18. Present Literary Tense <ul><li>Always always always use present tense in literary essays when discussing the literature. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Present Literary Tense <ul><li>When the mother dies, the speaker responds by discussing the financial decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Although the family lives in Ontario, the morals learned can apply to other provinces as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Sample: 1444 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Essay Tips From Short Story Papers <ul><li>Quote Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Present literary tense </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction/Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Topic Sentences </li></ul>
  21. 21. Introduction <ul><li>Start with a grabbing first sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be general—dive directly into the text </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t try to apply this paper to the rest of the world </li></ul>
  22. 22. Attention-Grabber <ul><li>Significance of your subject </li></ul><ul><li>Well-phrased quotation </li></ul><ul><li>Startling statement </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a question </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with a generalization (be careful!) </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge a common opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with a definition </li></ul><ul><li>Describe an interesting incident/anecdote </li></ul>
  23. 23. Conclusion/Topic Sentences <ul><li>Still stay on point with the text </li></ul>
  24. 24. Example
  25. 25. Two Biggest Tips <ul><li>Write your own paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at your comments from the last paper. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Works Cited <ul><li>Norton Shakespeare , ed. Cohen, Howard, Maus. </li></ul>
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