ERIC Number: EJ612764
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Shakespeare Answering Machines: A Popular Culture and Creative Dramatics Exercise.
Exercise Exchange, v45 n2 p6-7 Spr 2000
Describes an activity for English classes combining elements of popular culture and creative dramatics by having students, after they have read a Shakespeare play, create answering machine messages for the various characters. Notes that other students portraying different characters can leave messages. Shows how this creates opportunities for students to interpret the varied humor, coincidence, and irony prevalent in Shakespeare. (SR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Creative Dramatics, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Popular Culture, Secondary Education
Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University, P.O. Box 32038, Boone, NC 28608-2038.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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