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Lesson overview:Shakespeare's use of language

  • A chance to learn and act out Orsino's Heart (If music be the food of love) monologue. Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform a short monologue from Twelfth Night. Introduction to the play and the characters; memorization tips; iambic pentameter, imagery and rhythm in Shakespeare's language.
  • A chance to learn and act out Orsino's Heart (If music be the food of love) monologue. Students will have the opportunity to learn and perform a short monologue from Twelfth Night. Introduction to the play and the characters; memorization tips; iambic pentameter, imagery and rhythm in Shakespeare's language.

Objective: to begin to master the use of iambic pentameter, imagery and rhythm in Shakespeare's language. In depth work on a short monologue.

Content guidance

Physical activity required.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.