Directing the actors: What do I need to know about my character, and their motivation? How should I deliver my lines here?
Example: You are a fiery, hot-tempered character. The audience needs to immediately see your inclination towards violence, and you should ‘spit out’ the word “peace” as if it is distasteful. Your reference to “hell” should convey the depth of your despise for the Montagues…
Reading: Act 1 Scene 1 continues; meeting Romeo…
DVD Clip: Filling in the gaps: What happens between Scene 1 and 3?
Reading: Scene 3 Lines 1-100
Act 1 Scene 3:
What is conveyed about the character of the Nurse, and her relationship with Juliet?
Make 4 clear points, and back these up with textual evidence
Use the resource sheet if you need help
Who has the power in this scene? Why is it dramatically important?
Watch the DVD clip to see a way of adapting this scene… WHAT DOES BAZ LURHMANN CONVEY EFFECTIVELY HERE?
JULIET What has the audience learned about this character here?
Adapting the scene:
This is your HWK task
How would you adapt this scene for the stage?
Explain each choice you make!!!!
Reading: A1 Sc 5 Lines 1-
Shakespeare’s Imagery: LINK THE IMAGERY TO LINES FROM THE PLAY. TRY AND EXPLAIN THE IMPACT/EFFECT…