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Shakespeare in Love

 

11.9 

 

Perfect to team with the study of Romeo and Juliet;

marvellous on its own!

 

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Contents

Suggested Teaching Approach

3

 

 

 

Complex Makeup of a Movie

5

 

 

 

Plot

6

Worksheets

 

 

Narrative Structure

8

Scene Analysis Work Sheets

56

 

Plot Devices and Motifs

13

Script for montage sequence

58

 

Scene-by-scene commentary

15

Student Scene-by-scene work-sheets

63

 

Allusions Explained

23

Motifs

72

 

The Elizabethan Theatre

24

Allusions

73

 

Allusions task-sheet answers

25

Quotations

75

 

Setting the Scene

27

Characters: Viola, Will

76

 

Costumes

30

Scene List

78

 

Characterisation – the Actors

31

Glossary of Film Terms

80

 

Characterisation – the Characters

33

Unit Outline

82

 

Real Characters – assignment

36

Index

83

 

Themes Explored

40

 

 

 

 

CD Extras: 

Photo Gallery; Techniques essay plan; assignment: Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare in Love; Character Worksheet; Film Narration; Interview with Tom Stoppard; Other Interviews; Plot Questions; Role of Women assignment; Structure worksheet

 

Scene Analysis

42

 

Role of the Director

44

 

Areas for Further Study

45

 

Weaving Romeo and Juliet into the film

46

 

What Was Really Going on in London?

48

 

Women on the Stage

50

 

‘Love and a bit with a dog.’

52

 

Essay

53

 

Cast List

55

 

 

 

 

 

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