Dramatic Irony

As we read further into King Lear, the class has been presented with multiple instances of dramatic irony. So tomorrow, we are pausing our reading of King Lear and explore dramatic irony through the short story The Gift

King Lear- Act 1 Scene 1

We begin exploring the genre of tragedy through the play King Lear. A vital part of reading any Shakespearean text is comprehension. His language is so figurative that we have to really concentrate to make head or

Sonnet 147-148 Questions to Ponder

Over the past few lessons, we have been familiarizing ourselves with Shakespeare’s style and the way he uses language. After reading Sonnets 147 and 148, we have explored the protagonists decent into madness and his blindness

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Course Outline

The genre of tragedy allows people to experience this release of emotions. To appreciate that their lives are pretty damn chipper compared to the characters in the stories who face a fate you wouldn’t wish upon your worst enemy. Tragedy explores the “insanity, of man, pressed beyond the limit of endurance” with a series of unifying stylistic elements. It is these elements, the identifying, analysing and critical review of them, that creates the foundation of this course.

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