7.48 × 5.39 × 0.67 in
November 28, 2005
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1845650034
ISBN - 13: 9781845650032
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1; PLAYS: Comedies; Histories; Tragedies; Problem plays; Romances/Late plays; The Sonnets; 2; LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES: Imagery; Personification; Antithesis; Repetition; Alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia; Lists; Verse; Rhyme; Prose; Rhetoric: the Art of Persuasion; Hyperbole; Bombast; Puns; Irony; Oxymoron; Malapropism; Pronouns; Changing language; Inventing words; Everyday language; 3; LANGUAGE INTO DRAMA: Dialogue; Soliloquy; Character; Creating atmosphere; Themes; Stories; Opening scenes; Stage directions; Songs; Insults; Turning reading into drama; Revising: Quarto and Folio.
From the Publisher
This electronic version of the popular teachers resource book Shakespeare's Language offers a comprehensive collection of editable worksheets, which can be tailored to meet the needs of individual students. Through these worksheets, analysis of language can be undertaken in enjoyable and motivating ways which reveal, through close attention to detail, important facets of wider aspects of the play being studied. This will enable students to grasp how Shakespeare's dramatic language expresses the conflicts which are at the heart of all drama. The worksheets are designed for 14-18 year olds of all abilities but are also suitable as an introduction for younger students and for study at more advanced levels. The wide variety of activities gives this CD-ROM great flexibility: worksheets can form the basis of class discussion, drama activities or group presentations, for example. The worksheets can also be used for homework.