By West, Gilian; Shakespeare, William

For lecturers, this instruction manual presents a way of introducing Shakespeare to scholars who're now not but able to take on an entire play and, while, makes use of Shakespeare as a resource for knowing the historical past of language. all of the scenes during this assortment (encompassing romance, conflict, slapstick and horror) is a brief, self sustaining drama, and is by way of a suite of questions on matters raised and the language used. The paintings bargains feedback for literary and theatrical useful work.

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Point out some of the characteristics of his speech. 4. Why would we not say today 'let's to dinner' or 'I must a dozen mile tonight'? 5. What exactly are Bullcalfs feelings about going to the war? Compare his response with Feeble's reasoning on the same subject. 6. 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?

Or not remember what I must be n6w! Northumberland comes b£ck from Bolingbrdke. Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. 33 Richard and Bolingbroke KING RICHARD What must the King do now? Must he submit? The King shall do it. 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?

I tell thee, K£te, 'twas burnt and dried away. Be patient; to-morrow't shall be mended, And for this night we'll fast for company. Come, I will bring thee to thy bridal chamber. [Exeunt. Re-enter Servants] NATHANIEL PETER CURTIS Peter, didst ever see the like? He kills her in her own humour. He rails, and swears, and rates, that she, poor soul, Knows not which way to stand, to look, to speak, And sits as one new risen from a dream. Away, away, for he is coming hither. [Exeunt. Re-enter Petruchio] PETRUCHIO Thus have I politicly begun my reign, And 'tis my hope to end successfully.

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