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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: End of Act I and Beginning of Act II

We finished discussing Act I  first before our first dramatic reading group performed. We then discussed the first two scenes of Act II. HOMEWORK: Finish Act II and begin reading/annotating the first three sections of Harold Bloom’s chapter on Macbeth … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Act I of Macbeth

We began the day by finishing going over Act I.i-iii before I gave you this Act I close reading quote work to begin completing. We will continue with it in class tomorrow. It is not homework. We then started going … 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: Harold Bloom

After we returned Gatsby books and received Macbeth books, I introduced to you literary critic, Harold Bloom. We watched a 1998 interview with him on Charlie Rose and took notes. We then worked in small groups to answer 3 of … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Shakespeare Introduction and Context for Macbeth

We spent the first part of the hour filling in and discussing these notes about Bill Shakespeare. We also watched this 4ish minute video about the Globe Theatre prior to talking about the primary source for Macbeth, Raphael Holinshed’s Chronicles … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Peer Editing, cont.

We continued peer editing today in class prior to introducing our next unit, Shakespeare’s Macbeth. I’m going to make some initial changes (already) to the calendar and post a new one later this week. We will start with Shakespeare tomorrow. … Continue reading

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