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Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08
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Yr10 set1 RandJ 22/2/08

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  • 1. Objectives: <ul><li>To be able to see the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in its social and historical context </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the importance and relevance of the ‘prologue’ </li></ul>
  • 2. ROMEO AND JULIET: First published 1597.
  • 3. SOCIAL/HISTORICAL INFORMATION How does this help our understanding of the characters, events, story and dramatic qualities of the play?
  • 4. Your resource pack: <ul><li>Not all of this will be relevant </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to link relevant sections to particular aspects of the play </li></ul><ul><li>For this activity, you are all documentary film makers, working for BBC Education </li></ul><ul><li>You are going to storyboard and write the opening sections of a BBC Documentary on R & J </li></ul>
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  • 6. The Globe: <ul><li>Action on stage often spilled over into the pit (audience became part of play) </li></ul><ul><li>Plays performed in daylight </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal special effects </li></ul><ul><li>Audience interacted with actors more than we do today </li></ul><ul><li>Several different plays performed each week </li></ul>
  • 7. DVD Clip: ‘ Shakespeare in Love’
  • 8. The Prologue: <ul><li>Spoken by the ‘chorus’ </li></ul><ul><li>Not a character , an actor who will comment on the action of the play throughout </li></ul><ul><li>A sonnet (14 lines, rhyme scheme, set rhythm) </li></ul><ul><li>Calmed and settled the rowdy audience </li></ul>
  • 9. The Prologue: WHAT DOES IT TELL US? WHAT IS ITS IMPORTANT FUNCTION? WHAT ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE DO YOU FIND INTERESETING WITHIN IT?
  • 10. DVD Clip: ‘ Romeo + Juliet’. What is effective about Baz Luhrman’s interpetation/adaptation of the prologue?
  • 11. Task: Explain how you might adapt the prologue for a modern theatre audience, avoiding the use of a simple ‘chorus’ speaking it on stage…
  • 12. FEEDBACK!

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