Monday, October 28, 2013

october 28

JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: Symphony #1 by Ludwig van Beethoven, performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein)

Why does Hamlet go to the trouble of orchestrating an elaborate ruse with the play-within-a-play, when the ghost's testimony and his intuition appear to provide sufficient justification for revenge?


[today's tunes: "Right Place Wrong Time" by Dr. John; "Wrong 'Em Boyo" by The Clash; "So Wrong" by Patsy Cline]

Why does Hamlet kill Polonius? How does Hamlet feel about it? How do the King and Queen react? Did you see this coming?

[UPDATE: Dr. Preston out sick today.  Help a friend document his/her recital of the soliloquy and make sure everyone "gets" Act III and documents remaining questions for discussion tomorrow/Tuesday.]

1. Journal
2. "To Be..." recitapalooza
3. Hamlet: Act III discussion

1. (No new HW tonight and no vocab this week.  Enjoy. :)

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