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Knoll, Gillian – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study closely examines the language of desire in the dramatic works of John Lyly and William Shakespeare, and argues that contemplative and analytical speeches about desire function as modes of action in their plays. Erotic speeches do more than express desire in a purely descriptive or perlocutionary capacity distinct from the action of the…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Drama, Figurative Language, Sexuality
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Jagger, David A. – Values and Ethics in Educational Administration, 2007
In the experimental venture reported in this article, moral and ethical frameworks are applied to an Academic English 12 class. Using this work as an extension of the existing research on moral literacy and moral leadership, high school seniors apply the frameworks to literary characters in canonical texts. Such an approach is an amalgamation of…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, Moral Values, Ethics, English for Academic Purposes
Thorne, Ashley; Turscak, Marilee; Wood, Peter – National Association of Scholars, 2014
Assigning a summer reading to entering freshmen is a growing trend at hundreds of American colleges and universities. Colleges typically pick one book and ask students to read it outside their courses. Many invite the author to help kick off the year by speaking on campus at convocation. Most colleges see the key purpose of a common reading…
Descriptors: Books, College Freshmen, Reading Programs, College Programs
Kliman, Bernice W. – 1989
In June 1989, a study group was organized at Nassau Community College to encourage faculty to introduce the works of William Shakespeare in introductory literature courses. When the prospect of teaching Shakespeare to community college students was first considered, faculty expressed concern that their understanding of the issues surrounding…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Discussion Groups, English Literature, Faculty Development
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Oakes, Elizabeth – English Journal, 1993
Suggests four exercises to undertake prior to the actual reading and study of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" in high school English classes. (HB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Drama, English Curriculum, English Instruction
Cady, Christina J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The household and family have received considerable interest in studies of early modern English drama, but less attention has been paid to how writers represent intimate affective bonds on the stage. Emotion is intangible; yet many writers convincingly convey the intensity of emotional bonds through rhetoric. Rhetoric is a mainstay in…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Language Usage, Friendship, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Homan, Sidney – CEA Critic, 1990
Argues in favor of using minimalist theater when teaching literature. Describes how minimalist theater was used to teach works by William Shakespeare and Samuel Beckett to undergraduate students. (PRA)
Descriptors: Drama, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation
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Holmes, Ken – English Journal, 1994
Describes the many kinds of materials that English teachers can draw upon to enrich and expand students' experiences with literature. Outlines ancillary materials used to supplement the study of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." (HB)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, English Curriculum, English Instruction, High Schools
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Wall, Angela F.; And Others – Gifted Child Today Magazine, 1997
Describes across disciplines in the culture, literature, science, art, and music of the Renaissance. The program featured student exhibits, performances, projects, and demonstrations and a visit by a professional actor posing as William Shakespeare. (DB)
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Gifted, High Schools, Integrated Activities
Cicione, Phillip M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The main focus of this dissertation is the literacy practices of students in a high school International Baccalaureate (IB) English classroom. The students demonstrated their meaning of texts that were studied as part of the curriculum in order to prepare them for their Formal Oral Commentaries. This was a mandated assessment of the IB English…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, English Instruction, Student Projects, High School Students
Claener, Anne, Comp. – 1977
Basic and standard reference materials dealing with William Shakespeare are listed in this bibliography. Annotated entries are grouped under the following headings: concordances, dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks, and bibliographies. The section on bibliographies is further divided into lists of editions of Shakespeare's work, general…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Catalogs, Citations (References), Dictionaries
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O'Brien, Peggy – English Journal, 1993
Describes the realities of current state of the teaching of William Shakespeare in U.S. schools. Compares these realities with the philosophy of teaching of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. Shows how the Folger Library's education program resonates with their proclaimed philosophy. (HB)
Descriptors: Drama, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum
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Burnett, Rebecca E.; Foster, Elizabeth – English Journal, 1993
Suggests that using personas helps students to engage as active learners in their study of William Shakespeare. Describes how students can assume an invisible metaphoric mask in their writing about a play. Argues that the persona approach aids students in recognizing Shakespeare's relevance for their lives. (HB)
Descriptors: Drama, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Literature Appreciation
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DeFord, Andrea – English Journal, 1995
Describes how one English teacher developed a five-day approach by which William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" was successfully introduced to a seventh-grade class. Argues that it is possible to have such young students read and enjoy Shakespeare. (HB)
Descriptors: English Curriculum, English Instruction, Grade 7, Junior High Schools
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Alsup, Andrea Vargish – English Journal, 1993
Argues for the use of poems by other poets alluding to plays by William Shakespeare when those plays are studied. Gives four examples of poems and explains how the poems relate to the plays. (HB)
Descriptors: Drama, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Literature Appreciation
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