By West, Gilian; Shakespeare, William
For lecturers, this instruction manual offers a method of introducing Shakespeare to scholars who're no longer but able to take on an entire play and, whilst, makes use of Shakespeare as a resource for knowing the historical past of language. all the scenes during this assortment (encompassing romance, conflict, slapstick and horror) is a brief, autonomous drama, and is by means of a suite of questions about matters raised and the language used. The paintings deals feedback for literary and theatrical useful work.
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What do you deduce from this scene about the character and motives of Falstaff? ) 7. Why do you think Shakespeare may have chosen for the opening of this scene a conversation about death between two old men? 8. If you were staging this scene, how would you want the five recruits to look, sound and move? 9. What is there here to make you laugh? Is there anything to make you sad or angry? Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only.
Must he be depos'd? The King shall be contented. Must he lose The name of king? A God's name, let it go. I'll give my jewels for a set of beads, My gorgeous palace for a hermitage, My gay apparel for an almsman's gown, My figur'd goblets for a dish of wood, My sceptre for a palmer's walking staff My subjects for a pair of carved saints, And my large kingdom for a little grave, A little little grave, an obscure grave Or I'll be buried in the king's highway, Some way of common trade, where subjects' feet May hourly trample on their sovereign's head; For on my heart they tread now whilst I live, And buried once, why not upon my head?
O Lord, sir! I am a diseased man. What disease hast thou? A whoreson cold, sir, a cough, sir, which I caught with ringing in the King's affairs upon his coronation day, sir. Come, thou shalt go to the wars in a gown. We will have away thy cold; and I will take such order that thy friends shall ring for thee. Is here all? Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. 26 The Recruits SHALLOW FALSTAFF SHALLOW FALSTAFF SHALLOW Here is two more call'd than your number.
An approach to Shakespeare by West, Gilian; Shakespeare, William