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Honors 11: Harold Bloom’s Chapter on Macbeth

We spent the hour discussing and trying to figure out Harold Bloom’s chapter on Macbeth. You did wonderfully. Here are the recorded conversations for 3rd, 5th and 6th hour. If you were absent, beyond reading Act III, scenes i-iii for … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Macbeth Act II

We spent some time working on our Act I quotes and discussing a few of those prior to taking the Act II quiz. Those will be in tonight. After, we watched our second dramatic reading performance from II.iii-iv and then … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Borges/Bloom + Act I.i-ii for Macbeth

We started the day by discussing our understandings of both Bloom and Jorge Luis Borges’ short story/essay, “Shakespeare’s Memory.” You are to type up the three questions you answered in brief concerning Bloom’s interview + the one for extra credit, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Act II of Macbeth

We first started out the day be sharing the different moments from the first two scenes of Act II that helped us to understand the organizing principles and characters for which I was asking you to focus. We then had … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Act II of Macbeth

We started today by going over any Act I quotes with which you were confused. Afterwards, our first dramatic readings performed. Well done! We then discussed what happened in Act II.i-ii in detail. Macbeth is hallucinating daggers, L.M can’t “pull … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Macbeth Act I

Today, I assigned you a response to complete by Wednesday 10/22 by 7:40 a.m. You are to first type up your responses to the three Bloom interview questions plus the extra credit question answer. You will need to then, in … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Harold Bloom and The Invention of the Human

We watched the 1998 Charlie Rose interview with famed literary critic, Harold Bloom. You answered, in groups, three of these questions. We discussed and will continue the conversation Monday (if you were absent, you need to bring in a flash … Continue reading

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