learning goal: what points of comparison exist between Hamlet’s 2b speech and a current news article on the same subject(s)? what do these comparisons reveal about our contemporary experience or Hamlet’s world?

exercise, presentations, homework handout (current news article, AJC 12 Feb 18:B1)

posted on course blog Wed Feb 14:

For homework, read Hamlet’s speech (3.1.56-89), knowing that in Friday’s class you will work in pairs on one of these exercises from p.104 in our text:

#1b “An exercise in persuasion”


“Language in the play”

(each pair chooses and presents independently)