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Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

https://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011APLitClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIre876Uxtrs2wE#

 

WEEK 5a:  Feb. 28-March 4, 2011

MARCH!!!

Hamlet (Wallies) Act 1 & begin Act 2

  

   David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

The entire RSC's latest production of Hamlet with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart is online!  Check it out periodically to see some of the scenes:

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2wyITj/www.pbs.org/arts/gallery/shakespeare-three-tragedies/hamlet-full-performance-video

Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 production of Hamlet with David Tennant as Hamlet and Patrick Stewart as Claudius--Click HERE for more pictures!

 

Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

https://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011APLitClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIre876Uxtrs2wE#

  

and   Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus 

(Oles)

the cottage Lord Byron rented on the amazing

ghost story telling night!

Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

DiNiro as the creature and Branagh as Victor

 

James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

  

 

 

Click HERE to see Wally's current list of WA Journals.  

Click HERE to see Olson's current list of OJ journals.

Click HERE to go automatically to the yellow HW packet!

Click HERE for another copy of the 4 week calendar.

Click HERE for the Literary Time Periods Time line/Works Most Frequently Appearing on the AP Open-ended Essay.

To print more allusion and vocab sheets, click HERE!

Click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the ivory HAMLET AP Question Packet.

Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the blue Hamlet Soliloquy Packet.

  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET

NEW!  UPDATED! For some fun youtube Shakespeare, especially HAMLET, video links, click HERE.        

 

FOR A COPY OF AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE!  YOU MAY WANT TO PRINT THIS!

Click HERE for a WORD document or HERE for a pdf. copy of the MAJOR WORKS DATA SHEET  (you will need to have 5 MAJOR WORKS DATA SHEETS by the time the AP Lit Exam comes along).  You received one "free" sheet in class.  You will need to print out the others.

 

EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  (rev. 11.22.09)

To print off the entire manual half size or full size or to use the manual online in "navigational mode," go to the EPHS English department home page and click on the buttons to the left of the screen:

http://ephs.edenpr.org/index.php?option=com_qcontacts&view=category&catid=76&Itemid=123

click HERE for the COVER with table of contents  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the GRS (Grammar Rules Summary) section--yellow

click HERE for the MSF (Manuscript Formatting Rules) section--yellow

click HERE for the PDQ (Parenthetical Documentation and Quotes) section--green  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) section--pink (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) SHORT FORM--pink

Buybacks 

Notes: 1.  Record your results on the yellow and pink sheets in your folder.   By the way, Mr. Olson doesn't like to use the boxes at the end of the grading sheet.  He prefers that you read his comments in the margins to find the positives and suggestions.  You must summarize these in the pink boxes and write a goal for the next paper.  Then, record your number of errors in Lit. Analysis Paper column on the yellow technical sheet.) 2.   Be sure to follow directions! There will be a lot less "mercy" for not doing correcting the error correctly this time.   3.  YOU ARE REQUIRED TO WRITE OUT THE WHOLE SENTENCE THAT HAS THE ERROR(S).  DO NOT USE ELLIPSES!  4.  Make sure you do not make ANY NEW ERRORS.  If two or more errors occur in the same sentence, follow the specific directions on how to correct them all together.  5.   TURN BUYBACKS IN ON TIME!  If buybacks are not turned in on your deadline, they are 1/2 credit the next day and no credit the day after!  5.  Read the blue BUYBACK hand-out CAREFULLY so you can ask any questions/clear up anything you don't understand about the buyback procedure. 

 If you want to print out your own copy of the BUYBACK PACKET for highlighting, active reading, etc., click HERE.  If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE. (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!)  For a sample (NOT PERFECT) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! If you would like to use the ACE template, click HERE

NOTE!  You may organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper

 

DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, Feb. 28th  day 20

Patrick Stewart as Claudius

  

David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

The entire RSC's latest production of Hamlet with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart is online!  Check it out periodically to see some of the scenes:

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2wyITj/www.pbs.org/arts/gallery/shakespeare-three-tragedies/hamlet-full-performance-video

Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008 production of Hamlet with David Tennant as Hamlet and Patrick Stewart as Claudius--Click HERE for more pictures!

Click HERE to see more info/pic on the 2008 RSC Production Wally saw of Hamlet in Stratford

Prelude to

SOLILOQUY #1

Note the sword and its resemblance to a cross! 

"I'll cross it though it blast me!"

 

 

Today's Quote of the Day:

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.

-Edgar Watson Howe, novelist and editor (1853-1937)

Today's Allusion:

deus ex machina

Today's Words of the Day:

fallacious (Oles)

candor (Oles)

  veracity (Wallies)

 patriarch (Wallies)

Shakespeare WORD OF THE DAY:

hie (hy) verb tr., intr. To hasten; to go in a hurry.[From Middle English hien, from Old English higian (to strive).]

 

Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet

HAMLET WORD OF THE DAY:

obsequy (OB-se-kwee) noun (see Claudius and Hamlet's exchange!)

A funeral rite or ceremony. [From Middle English obsequie, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin obsequiae, alteration (after Latin exsequiae, funeral rites) of Latin obsequia, plural of obsequium (compliance).]"When (Anthony) Powell died, in March of last year, at the age ofninety-four, the New York Times Book Review devoted a Bookend column tothe obsequy." Christopher Hitchens; An Omnivorous Curiosity; The Atlantic Monthly (Boston); Jun 2001.

FUN SHAKESPEARE LANGUAGE STUFF

http://www.lomonico.com/bookch4.html

Mark Rylance (playing a female) in an "original practices" production of Twelfth Night

Maggie gets her name in Wally's Hamlet book!

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, Feb. 28th  day 20

WALLIES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend highlights
  • AP Q's 1-7
  • progress on lit analysis paper
  • topics for CC #1
  1. vs. Lit. Analysis paper 
  2. Explain how to do Soliloquy packet
  3. AP Q's 1-7
  4. Hamlet: dramatis personae and placement of women on dramatis personae list--# of lines Gertrude and Ophelia have and Henry VII, primogeniture, Elsinore, "divine right of kings," Leviticus, Henry VIII, etc., unclean/incest, Anne Boleyn & love letters,   authorship
  5. CHART: similarities between Norway and Denmark (foils)
  6. First two lines--announcement of all the major themes and disorder foreshadowed
  7. Hamlet pp. 4-5

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

CC #1

OLES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend
  • allusion
  • Words of the Day
  1. Housekeeping on Frankenstein assignments
  2. go over "Sestina" practice MC
  3. look at clause sentences

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Collect CC1
  2. Collect "Sestina" practice
  3. Collect chapter 21 HW
  4. Stamp & collect sentences

MONDAY, Feb. 28th  day 20

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. vs. Lit. Analysis paper 

    Due Wednesday, March 2nd. 

    Click HERE for the Lit. Analysis paper packet.

    Click HERE for the grading sheet.

    FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE LIT. ANALYSIS PAPER:

    1. grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points)   CLICK HERE FOR JUST THE GRADING SHEET.

    2. outline (Yes!  It's required!--see the Survival Packet on how to do a properly formatted outline or click HERE)

    3. paper  (no need for sources highlighted)

    4. works cited (no need for sources highlighted)

    5. your copy of the summer reading book and any other sources used other than the 2 works you are comparing

    6. SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper) or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due!

     

  2. Read the blue buyback packet to familiarize yourself with the buyback process.  Click HERE for a copy if you need a copy.  NOTE: f buybacks are not turned in on your deadline, they are 1/2 credit the next day and no credit the day after! Read the blue BUYBACK hand-out CAREFULLY so you can ask any questions/clear up anything you don't understand about the buyback procedure.    If you want to print out your own copy of the BUYBACK PACKET for highlighting, active reading, etc., click HERE.  If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE.  (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!) NOTE!  You can organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper.  For a sample of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! If you would like to use the ACE template, click HERE

  3. MISCELLANEOUS: 

    Click HERE to see Wally's current list of WA Journals.  

    Click HERE to see Olson's current list of OJ journals.

    To print more allusion and vocab sheets, click HERE!

 

 

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H4  #1-4 CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET. #1. Read pp. 14-19. #2.   In PENCIL, paraphrase Hamlet's 1st soliloquy line by line in the blue soliloquy packet.  After you are done, write a synopsis of the soliloquy and its major issues/points/themes in the first blue box on the cover of the soliloquy packet. Click HERE for a pdf. copy of the SOLILOQUY PACKET.   #3.  Complete the rest of the questions (#17-25) on the Act I. sc. 2  buff-colored quiz. Click HERE for a copy of this quiz.  #4.  Do AP Q's 8-15. Click HERE to get a pdf. copy of the AP Practice tests.      

    You may use supplementary sources to look up words like synecdoche, etc.  If you haven't already, it might be a good idea to print out/use the following:

    FOR A COPY OF AN AP LIT POETRY TERMS PACKET, CLICK HERE!   FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

  2. DUE TOMORRW! INSULTING WORD, WORDS, WORDS!

    Make 3 Shakespearean Insult Cards!  Click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment and HERE for a sample of how the cards should look.

    a.  Do the "Shakespearean Expressions (Insult) Activity."  Click HERE to find a three-columned list of Shakesearean words.   Warning!  These words are unkind!  They are insults! 

    b.  Choose ONE line of 3 words—one from each column.  You will have two adjectives and a noun and must find their modern translations.  To do this, you must go to the EPHS library and locate the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary.  Look up your three words in the Oxford English Dictionary (the OED). 

    c.  Now, take out 3 note cards.  Write #1 ADJ on the first card and copy the word from column one onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. Do the same for the second and third words.  Write #2 ADJ on the second card and copy the word from column two onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word.  On the third note card, take a highlighter and color it yellow (front and back sides).  Then write #3 NOUN and copy the word from column two onto this last note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. 

  3. Read the blue buyback packet to familiarize yourself with the buyback process.  Click HERE for a copy if you need a copy.

  4. EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

    Interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!

    Check out some fun youtube Shakespeare LINKS:

    Click HERE.

OLES ONLY:

 

 

  1. Study for PHRASE and CLAUSE test!

  2. FINISH BACKGROUND NOTES ON FRANKENSTEIN. ASSIGNMENT F 1 #2 (finish F1 background notes by doing the second side of the page of notes as well as the notes on the "Author Introduction")  Do side #2 Assigned Group Notes on the topic/articles assigned to your group as follows:   Group A   The Neo-Classical Period (notes from the LBT book pp. 433-444) Group B : Mary Wollstonecroft  Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group C/D:  Mary Shelley Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group E: Gothic Novel  Read gray article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. NOTE: If you were absent today and, therefore, don't know what your group is (A, B, C/D, or E), just choose one!  Click HERE and scroll down until you find the article Follow the gray Frankenstein HW packet handed out in class.  If you did not get one, you can access this online by clicking HERE.   So, here's  ASSIGNMENT F 1.  Each group (A-E designated by a post-it note on your gray Frankenstein HW packet)--

     

  3. ASSIGNMENT F1 #3:  AUTHOR INTRO NOTES: Take at least one side of a page of notes on the Author Introduction and Percy's Preface in your Frankenstein book.  Add it to your F1 materials.

  4. Read the blue buyback packet to familiarize yourself with the buyback process.  Click HERE for a copy if you need a copy.

 

TUESDAY, day 21

the great chain of being

Tower Bridge in London

Today's Quote of the Day:

Those who put out the people's eyes, reproach them for their blindness.

-John Milton, poet (1608-1674)

Today's Allusion:

Icarus / fly too close to the sun

Today's Words of the Day:

felicity (Oles)

brazen (Oles)

coxcomb (Wallies)

stygian (Wallies)

 

 

TUESDAY, day 21

WALLIES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • C/C buff-colored quiz
  • C/C the 3 Opening Court Q's in your HW packet on page 84.   Click HERE for a copy of these questions. 
  1. vs. Lit. Analysis paper 
  2. Explain how to do Soliloquy packet
  3. Hamlet: dramatis personae and placement of women on dramatis personae list--# of lines Gertrude and Ophelia have and Henry VII, primogeniture, Elsinore, "divine right of kings," Leviticus, Henry VIII, etc., unclean/incest, Anne Boleyn & love letters,   authorship
  4. CHART: similarities between Norway and Denmark (foils)
  5. First two lines--announcement of all the major themes and disorder foreshadowed
  6. Hamlet pp. 4-7--iambic pentameter and maybe play 10 min. Renaissance Man Clip
  7. Elizabethan notions on ghosts--Discuss Hamlet pp. 3-7: what's up in Norway with revenge and young Fortinbras
  8. p. 11--Claud's second 2/3 of opening speech
  9. Post Sol. 1 debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost--Hamlet's meeting of Horatio and friends after sol. #1--"He was a man, take him all in all."  be vs. do--"king" vs "father"
 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. buff quiz--stamp

 

OLES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • word of the day
  • allusion
  1. Clause sentence checks
  2. Phrase/clause test pre-discussion
  3. Phrase/clause test

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Stamp notes on F1-#2&3
  2. Collect all clause homework

 

TUESDAY, day 21

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. vs. Lit. Analysis paper 

    Due Wednesday, March 2nd. 

    Click HERE for the Lit. Analysis paper packet.

    Click HERE for the grading sheet.

    FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE LIT. ANALYSIS PAPER:

    1. grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points)   CLICK HERE FOR JUST THE GRADING SHEET.

    2. outline (Yes!  It's required!--see the Survival Packet on how to do a properly formatted outline or click HERE)

    3. paper  (no need for sources highlighted)

    4. works cited (no need for sources highlighted)

    5. your copy of the summer reading book and any other sources used other than the 2 works you are comparing

    6. SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper) or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due!

     

  2. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for the buyback packet if you need a copy.

     If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE. (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!)  For a sample (NOT PERFECT) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! 

    NOTE!  You may organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper

 

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. vs. Lit. Analysis paper 

    Due Wednesday, March 2nd.    We have conferences 4:00-8:30, so please do not expect responses until after 8:30 p.m. tonight.

    EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

OLES ONLY:

 

 

  1. vs. Lit. Analysis paper 

    Due Wednesday, March 2nd.    We have conferences 4:00-8:30, so please do not expect responses until after 8:30 p.m. tonight.

 

WEDNESDAY, day 22

vs.

Lit. Analysis paper  DUE!

Click HERE for the grading sheet.

FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE LIT. ANALYSIS PAPER:

  1. grading sheet (student parts MUST be filled out completely or you will lose points)   CLICK HERE FOR JUST THE GRADING SHEET.

  2. outline (Yes!  It's required!--see the Survival Packet on how to do a properly formatted outline or click HERE)

  3. paper  (no need for sources highlighted)

  4. works cited (no need for sources highlighted)

  5. your copy of the summer reading book and any other sources used other than the 2 works you are comparing

  6. SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper) or e-mailed to Wally by midnight the day the paper is due!

 

Today's Quotes of the Day:

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.  ~Attributed to both Golda Meir and Indira Gandhi


Peace hath higher tests of manhood
Than battle ever knew.
~John Greenleaf Whittier

Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us:  avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride.  If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.  ~Francesco Petrarch

Today's Allusion:

tabula rasa

Today's Words of the Day:

galvanize

progeny

WEDNESDAY, day 22

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. Group check-in:
  • debrief the AP questions 8-15
  •  lit theory paper?
  • C/C soliloquy
  1. Explain HAMLET EC JOURNALS--soliloquy paraphrases, Hamlet songs, quote poster, viewing another Shakespeare film
  2. Claud's first 1/3 of opening speech and Laertes' questions
  3. We meet Hamlet--kin vs. kind  Discuss Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance & Goethe's "The Erl King" connection
  4. Gertrude's clueless--common vs. common.  Word vulgar = common
  5. Claudius and Hamlet go at it
  6. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. Lit. Analysis paper
 

OLES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • word of the day
  1. Presentations on Neo-classicism, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley and Gothic Horror
  2. General comments on the above from Mr. Olson

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Lit Analysis paper
  2. F1 stamped
WEDNESDAY, day 22

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. Fantastic Healthy Food Thursday tomorrow!  Healthy? or Healthier?  You choose!
  2. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for a copy of the buyback packet. if you need a copy.

     If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE. (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!)  For a sample (NOT PERFECT) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! 

    NOTE!  You may organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper

 

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H5:  #1-5           #1: Read pp. 19-27 only #2:  Green Quiz--Do Q's 1 to 14 only on the green take home quiz. Click HERE for a copy of this green quiz.   #3:  On YOUR OWN PAPER, fill out advice chart from H5 in the purple Hamlet HW packet.   #4:  Read articles on "advice."  Do WA 11 ADVICE  . . . or don't do it and instead ask a parent to do it!  No hurry, then, because it won't be collected until ALL the journals come in the last week of class in JUNE.   (See H5 in the purple Hamlet HW packet  for details.)   #5:    After reading the "vicious mole"speech, summarize it in the blue box in the SOLILOQUY packet.  Then, if you want to ,   paraphrase it for +5 EC in soliloquy packet.    

     FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

    CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.

    By the way, check out this ADVICE RAP on youtube:

    ADVICE SCENE RAP from Renaissance Man  Melvin and Hamlet!  Click:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related

    Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

    Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

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  2. EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

OLES ONLY:

 

 

  1. Do OJ 7:  FRANKENSTEIN:  What the heck? Discuss what cultural baggage you have regarding Frankenstein as well as any issues and thoughts you have now that you've done some reading in the novel. (one side=5pts)

  2. ASSIGNMENT F2 1-4: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner work! # 1.First, read about Coleridge (p. 594 in the LBT--black textbook Literature:  The British Tradition).  # 2.Then read about  The Rime of the Ancient Mariner's sound devices (p. 595 LBT).  # 3.Now, read the entire Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (LBT pages 596-618), and do SQ's 1-12.  The study questions follow the selection in the LBT on pages 618-619. 

  3. ASSIGNMENT F 2: #5, #6, #7 ONLY!  #5: Start reading FRANKENSTEIN. Read in Frankenstein Walton's Narrative (letters 1-4)    #6:  Read the Prometheus hand-out and jot down some questions based on this reading.  If you need a copy of this hand-out, open up the PDF file of the first Frankenstein Hand-out Packet.  The Prometheus hand-out is pp. 27-31.  Click HERE and scroll down for this hand-out. #7 Make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global. Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions. Now you are done with F2! 
  4. Click  HERE for the CLASS OF 2011 PHOTO GALLERY.

    Click the following website for the WEB ALBUM GALLERY:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011APLitClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIre876Uxtrs2wE#

     

 

THURSDAY, day 23

ADVICE SCENE

Laertes and Ophelia in 1996 Branagh film

Laertes & Ophelia

Polonius and Ophelia

Check these out!

Renaissance Man --Melvin tries to do advice speech

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related

Big Brother "Who's Shakespeare?"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bPHyVOA7iI&feature=related

Beatles do Shakespeare

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bPHyVOA7iI&feature=related

Crispin's Day Speech

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA3gOST4Pc8

Click HERE for some advice from Maya Angelou on her 70th birthday!

Today's Quote of the Day:

Quotes about Character:

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.  ~William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it.  Autograph your work with excellence.  ~Author Unknown

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.  ~Henry Ford

Laws control the lesser man.  Right conduct controls the greater one.  ~Chinese Proverb

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.  ~Mark Twain, "What Is Man?", 1906

If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done.  ~John Lubbock

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.  ~James D. Miles

Today's Allusion:

w

Today's Words of the Day:

ambivalent

phlegmatic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, day 23

WALLIES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend plans
  • debrief the green  Hamlet Quiz questions 1-14
  • debrief the AP questions 8-15
  • progress on lit theory paper?
  • C/C soliloquy
  1. Claud's first 1/3 of opening speech and Laertes' questions
  2. We meet Hamlet--kin vs. kind  Discuss Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance & Goethe's "The Erl King" connection
  3. Gertrude's clueless--common vs. common.  Word vulgar = common
  4. Claudius and Hamlet go at it
  5. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus
  6. VIDEOS:  Olivier video--sol 1 (min. = 4) debrief Olivier video,  BBC with Derek Jacobi video--opening through sol. 1 (min. = 13) and sol. 2 (6 min.), Branagh video--Claud's entrance through sol. 1 (min. = 14).  For copies of the forms for the videologs, click HERE.
  7.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. stamp EC vicious mole
  2. Hamlet background notes
  3. green  Hamlet Quiz

 

OLES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • Word of the Day
  • Food Thursday?
  • What did you think of Rime of the A. M?
  1. Freaky stuff on meme and memetics
  2. Discuss letters
  3. if time, show 16 min. clip Great Book video Frankenstein:  The Making of a Monster
  4.  
 

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. F1 all assigments
  2. stamp F2 (will collect them on Monday)

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, day 23

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for a copy of the buyback packet. if you need a copy.

     If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE. (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!)  For a sample (NOT PERFECT) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! 

    NOTE!  You may organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H 7 HAMLET meets the GHOST: 1.  pp. 28-34,  2. finish green quiz--questions 15-35,  3. sol. #2 paraphrase and  4. AP practice Q's 16-23. Click HERE for a copy of this green quiz CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.

     

  2. ASSIGNMENT H8 # 1 ONLY!:  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET. 1.  WA 12  End of Act 1 Topics based on what happens in act 1 and your personal connections/reflections. Read the description of the journal entry first.   Here are the choices:  Grief, Appearance vs. Reality, Breaking the Rules, Gender Roles (esp. in Hamlet.)  Read the articles on A/R, grieving, etc., included in our Hamlet packet.  If you need a copy of these, click HERECLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.  Now do this minimum of one side of a page journal.                NOTE!  For a current master list of journals, click HERE to see Wally's current list, and click HERE  to see Olson's current list.

  3. EXTRA CREDIT (5 pts.) COUPON (option expires on Monday)  ASSIGNMENT H6:  Tragedy Myths and Reality--Tragedy Notes Do #1-2:  First, think about the ideas our society generates about what constitutes a tragedy.  At the top of your Tragedy Notes, jot down about a paragraph on this topic.  Next, read through the blue Tragedy Packet and after your initial paragraph, jot down notes from the packet filling at least the page or as much space as it takes to record additional/new/important information about tragedy.  This is not a journal but NOTES. (worth 5 points) CLICK HERE for a pdf. copy of the blue Tragedy Packet if you didn't get one in class.  FYI! click HERE for a copy of the ivory HAMLET PACKET.

    For FUN!!!!    Do some Hamlet extra credit! For the list of Hamlet EC journals, click HERE. Also, interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!

    For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

    For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNQGCUaBPNs&NR

    For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 2,click

    starts with balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKUyq-uCZr0&mode=related&search=

    For some other fun youtube Shakespeare video links, click HERE.

    To watch the Beatles do a spoof of the Pyramus and Thisby scene from Midsummer Night's Dream, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psATF1mUpUU

     

OLES:

  1. Do OJ 8: Reaction to first three AP MC and AP Essay exams (1 side).  Respond briefly to your scores on the essays.  What is it about the essay for the higher scored essay that made it superior to your lower scored essay?  How do you feel about the types of essay questions.  What do you think of the nine point scoring protocol?  Comment briefly as well on the experience of doing the multiple choice questions on the poetry as well as on Tale of Two Cities.

  2. ASSIGNMENT F3 #1-5:            #1-2:  "Kubla Khan"  #3 "Old Familiar Faces" in Frankenstein Packet.  Click HERE and scroll down in the Frankenstein Packet for this poem on the Supplementary Poems goldenrod sheet.  #4 READ Chaps. 1-5 of Victor's Narrative (Can you explain allusion to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?), and #5 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

  3. James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 ONLY

FRIDAY day 32

HAMLET MEETS THE GHOST!

"Yes, by St. Patrick, it is an honest ghost"

   --Hamlet, Act 1.5

Jude Law as Hamlet meets the ghost!

Ethan Hawke as Hamlet

Today's Quotes of the Day:

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.     --John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704)

and

It makes sense to make a map of places where you can get eaten by bears, or where there's a bottomless pit, but when you get into making maps of your mind, you're basically wasting your time.

Today's Allusion:

fiddle while Rome burns

Today's Words of the Day:

exegesis (Oles)

germane (Oles)

progeny (Wallies)

phlegmatic (Wallies)

Sir Laurence Olivier

 

for some interesting sites on Olivier and this landmark 1948 Hamlet click on these websites:

http://www.laurenceolivier.com/

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/trivia

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/movieconnections

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040416/photogallery

Kenneth Branagh as Hamlet

Do you like Branagh? 

Here's 101 reasons you need to see Branagh's Hamlet! Click HERE.

Click also on this link:

http://www.branaghcompendium.com/101.htm

David Tennant  (Dr. Who) as Hamlet

John Barrymore

Sarah Bernhart:

Adrian Lester:

Richard Burton:

  

CLICK HERE to see pictures of the final Vineland Place Guthrie's  production of Hamlet and look at various cool articles and costume renderings from the Guthrie Hamlet Study Guide! 

Santino Fontano as the Guthrie's Hamlet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 ONLY

WALLIES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend plans
  • debrief the green  Hamlet Quiz questions 1-14
  • debrief the AP questions 8-15
  • progress on lit theory paper?
  • C/C soliloquy
  1. Claud's first 1/3 of opening speech and Laertes' questions
  2. We meet Hamlet--kin vs. kind  Discuss Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance & Goethe's "The Erl King" connection
  3. Gertrude's clueless--common vs. common.  Word vulgar = common
  4. Claudius and Hamlet go at it
  5. Soliloquy #1 and debriefing with friends and plan to meet the ghost, -intro to Ernest Jones theory re: Hamlet and Oedipus

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

WALLIES:

  1. stamp EC vicious mole
  2. Hamlet background notes
  3. green  Hamlet Quiz

OLES:

  1. Group check-in:
  • weekend
  • Word of the Day
  1. OJ 9 MIB/MIM discuss
  2. Discuss through end of the creature's narrative

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

OLES:

  1. Stamp F8

  2. Collect F7 Milton and Faustus material

Emily hurling Shakespearean insults to Emily!

 

 

2012 ONLY

 

 

BOTH OLES & WALLIES:

  1. Do buybacks if you got your paper back. Click HERE for a copy of the buyback packet. if you need a copy.

     If you would like to use a template (rev. 2010) to do your buybacks, click HERE. (You can cut and paste this into a WORD DOCUMENT and make changes--add more rows or delete categories etc. to make it work for you.  Remember to print it out in landscape format!)  For a sample (NOT PERFECT) of what BUYBACKS ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE WHEN DONE, CLICK HERE (WORD version) OR  HERE (pdf.verson)! 

    NOTE!  You may organize your buybacks by type of error or chronologically as they appear in your paper

WALLIES ONLY:

  1. ASSIGNMENT H8 # 1 ONLY!:  CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET. 1.  WA 15  End of Act 1 Topics based on what happens in act 1 and your personal connections/reflections. Read the description of the journal entry first.   Here are the choices:  Grief, Appearance vs. Reality, Breaking the Rules, Gender Roles (esp. in Hamlet.)  Read the articles on A/R, grieving, etc., included in our Hamlet packet.  If you need a copy of these, click HERECLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE PURPLE HAMLET ASSIGNMENT PACKET.  Now do this minimum of one side of a page journal.                NOTE!  For a current master list of journals, click HERE to see Wally's current list, and click HERE  to see Olson's current list.

  2. FUN STUFF!  Do some Hamlet extra credit! For the list of Hamlet EC journals, click HERE. Also, interested in websites on Shakespeare?  Click HERE!  

    ADVICE SCENE RAP from Renaissance Man  Melvin and Hamlet!  Click:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iM1kb3b9t8&feature=related

    Click HERE for some advice from Maya Angelou on her 70th birthday!

    FOR SOME VERY FUNNY youtube Shakespeare spoofs, click BELOW!

    History of Shakespeare--Brief and Naughty

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQGATTeg1Os&NR=1

    Shakespeare's "Who's on First?"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaGHVWKrcpQ&feature=related

    Abbott & Costello's original "Who's on First?"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sShMA85pv8M&feature=related

    Brush up your Shakespeare from Kiss Me Kate--vers. 1

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-CSb3Xe06s&feature=related

    Brush up your Shakespeare from Kiss Me Kate--vers. 2

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSmZfnax1yw

    Hamlet Act 2 pp. 35-53  scene by the "Cat-head Theatre"

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbK1eCt97ag 

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbK1eCt97ag&mode=related&search=

     

OLES ONLY:

 

 

  1. ASSIGNMENT F3 #1-5:            #1-2:  "Kubla Khan"  #3 "Old Familiar Faces" in Frankenstein Packet.  Click HERE and scroll down in the Frankenstein Packet for this poem on the Supplementary Poems goldenrod sheet.  #4 READ Chaps. 1-5 of Victor's Narrative (Can you explain allusion to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?), and #5 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

  2. For an "interesting" interpretation of "Kubla Khan," click here: http://www.sesk.org/Aesthetics/Literature/English/Romantics/Coleridge/KublaKhan.htm

              

     

      

     

James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

 

 

 

 

   
  1.  BACKGROUND NOTES ON FRANKENSTEIN. ASSIGNMENT F 1--finish F1 by doing the second side of the page of notes--#2 and #3 ONLY!  Follow the gray Frankenstein HW packet handed out in class.  If you did not get one, you can access this online by clicking HERE.   So, here's  ASSIGNMENT F 1.  Each group (A-E designated by a post-it note on your gray Frankenstein HW packet)-- side #2 Assigned Group Notes on the topic/articles assigned to your group as follows:   Group A   The Neo-Classical Period (notes from the LBT book pp. 433-444) Group B : Mary Wollstonecroft  Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group C/D:  Mary Shelley Read pink article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. Group E: Gothic Novel  Read gray article in salmon Frankenstein packet.  If you don't have the article, click HERE and scroll down until you find the article. NOTE: If you were absent today and, therefore, don't know what your group is (A, B, C/D, or E), just choose one!  Click HERE and scroll down until you find the article

     

  2. ASSIGNMENT F1 #3:  AUTHOR INTRO: Take at least one side of a page of notes on the Author Introduction and Percy's Preface in your Frankenstein book.  Add it to your F1 materials from yesterday.

  3. ASSIGNMENT F2 1-4: Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner work! # 1.First, read about Coleridge (p. 594 in the LBT--black textbook Literature:  The British Tradition).  # 2.Then read about  The Rime of the Ancient Mariner's sound devices (p. 595 LBT).  # 3.Now, read the entire Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (LBT pages 596-618), and do SQ's 1-12.  The study questions follow the selection in the LBT on pages 618-619. 

  4. Now you are done with F2! 

  5.  

  6. ASSIGNMENT F 2: #5, #6, #7 ONLY!  #5: Start reading FRANKENSTEIN. Read in Frankenstein Walton's Narrative (letters 1-4)    #6:  Read the Prometheus hand-out and jot down some questions based on this reading.  If you need a copy of this hand-out, open up the PDF file of the first Frankenstein Hand-out Packet.  The Prometheus hand-out is pp. 27-31.  Click HERE and scroll down for this hand-out. #7 Make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global. Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.
  7. Onward and upward to F3!!               

    Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner

     

  8. ASSIGNMENT F3 #1-5:            #1-2:  "Kubla Khan"  #3 "Old Familiar Faces" in Frankenstein Packet.  Click HERE and scroll down in the Frankenstein Packet for this poem on the Supplementary Poems goldenrod sheet.  #4 READ Chaps. 1-5 of Victor's Narrative (Can you explain allusion to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?), and #5 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

  9. ASSIGNMENT F 4:  #1, 2, 3  #1 chaps. 6-10, #2 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions  #3 EVERYONE DOES   GROUP A: THE BYRON EXPERTS (You will need to read Byron's poem "Prometheus" on the goldenrod Supplementary Poetry with Frankenstein hand-out.)  (NOTE: If you need this hand-out, click HERE.  You will need to scroll down in the PART TWO: FRANKENSTEIN HAND-OUTS PACKET to find this particular hand-out.)  AND:  GROUP C: THE PERCY SHELLEY EXPERTS.
  10. ASSIGNMENT  F 5:  Read chapters 11-16 and make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.
  11. (you may want to)--Start Assignment  F7  MILTON and FAUST HOMEWORK:  Everyone do what is assigned to groups B, C, D, E.  So, you will all do readings from Paradise Lost and versions of the Faustian story.  (We won't be doing F6 until much later.)
  1. Finish Assignment  F7  MILTON and FAUST HOMEWORK:  Everyone do what is assigned to groups A, B, C, D, E.  So, you will all do readings of sonnets and the passage from Paradise Lost plus versions of the Faustian story. 

Will you make me a bride?

How about a son?

 

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN PICTURES

  1. Assignment  F8 Do #1 OR #2 (either!  your choice) but YOU MUST ALL DO #3     #1 or #2: Take 1 side of a page of notes and jot down points of interest on the Simmons OR the Cantor articles.   (NOTE: If you need this hand-out, click HERE.  You will need to scroll down in the PART TWO: FRANKENSTEIN HAND-OUTS PACKET to find this particular hand-out.)                                                            #3 : OJ 10 MIB & MIM (Most Important Books/Movies--4 interviews and your personal choices) JOURNAL (2 sides minimum!) Everyone must do this journal.  CLICK HERE FOR A TEMPLATE AS TO HOW TO CONDUCT THE INTERVIEWS/SET UP THE JOURNAL.Assignment  F9 #1,2 ONLY:  #1  Read Chapters 17 through 21  (Be sure to do this or you will be overwhelmed with the amount of reading tomorrow.)  and #2 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions.

 

  1. Here's the Story of the Day:
    Missing Link II
    I thought, I'll remove my head for a while & it went fine except most people didn't know where to look when we were having a conversation.

    WAR OF THE ROSES!

    (click HERE for genealogical chart)

 

 

 

  1. Goethe's Faust

     

    John Milton

    1. Assignment  F9 #4, 5: #4 Wordsworth and "Tintern Abbey" and #5 "The World is Too Much With Us" and study questions

    2. Assignment  F10 #1, 2, 3:  #1  Read Chaps. 22-just before Walton's letters.    and #2 make FIG questions over this material:  1 of each level--pink = level 1 factual, blue = level 2 interpretive, gold = level 3 global.  Click HERE to refresh your memory as to how to do FIG questions and

    James Whale's 1936 Frankenstein

     

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY

"Yes, by St. Patrick, it is an honest ghost"

   --Hamlet, Act 1.5

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE FIELD TRIP PICTURES!

 

 

 

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