|Lesson Plans for Teaching Shakespeares Julius
Caesar : This 14 page report discusses a series of lesson
plans for teaching Shakespeares Julius Caesar to an class
of 11th grade honor students. Fifteen separate plans are
outlined that will be presented an hour a day over a three
week period. Each lesson plan offers a number of ideas for
content, structure, activities, and supplemental readings.
No secondary sources. BWjcplan.wps
Julius Caesar / Characterization :
A 5 page analytical examination of characterization in this play.
Julius Caesar is unique because the characterizations
Shakespeare produces are almost subjugated to the notion of
politics, the state, and the relationship between man and society.
Bibliography cited approximately 5 additional sources.
Marcus Brutus as the Quintessential Shakespearean Tragic
Hero in Julius Caesar: This 5 page research paper examines
how Marcus Brutus represents William Shakespeares tragic
hero, despite his ultimate act of betrayal, the murder his friend
and mentor, Julius Caesar. Specifically considered are the
elements of tragedy as defined by Shakespeare and how the
character of Brutus exemplifies these characteristics.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Brutus.rtf
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar / What Would Cause a
Person to Kill a Close Friend : In 5 pages, the writer
discusses "[The Tragedy of] Julius Caesar" and examines the
question of what would cause a person to kill a close friend.
Ironically the person in charge of the assassination was Marcus
Brutus. Brutus was a servant and close friend to Julius Caesar.
What would cause a person to kill a close friend? To determine
this, a careful examination of Brutus' relationship to Caesar, his
involvement in the conspiracy, and his importance to the actual
plot must be made." Bibliography lists 4 sources. Jckill.wps
Sexuality in William Shakespeares Julius
This 6 page research paper examines how sexuality, both
overt and implied, are evident in William Shakespeares play,
Julius Caesar (1599). Bibliography lists 6 sources. Caesex.wps
Shakespeares King John
/ The Character Of King
John : A 10 page paper discussing how the character of
King John is a man of strength, flexibility, and power who uses
these attributes in a very positive manner until a time when he
is faced with a serious choice. He chooses wrongly and must
give up his most prized possession only to have it returned.
King John is strong when it is needed and regal when faced
with his duties. Like many people during their lifetime, King
John is faced with many different situations that call for some
sort of decision. The choices he makes in error, eventually lead
him to a point where he must relinquish that which he holds most
dear, his crown. However, with the relinquishing of that which he
held so near to him, he is somehow saved and crowned once
again. He struggled long and hard to find he was king after all,
having faced his error and worked towards fixing it. Bibliography
lists 6 sources. RAjohn.wps
Shakespeares King John / A Failed
A 6 page paper on the difficulties presented by Shakespeares
play King John. The play argues that King John is simply not a
good play, and that its many deficiencies make it difficult to
critique, stage, perform, and enjoy. Bibliography lists three
cited sources. Kingjohn.wps
Disillusionment in "Timon of
Athens" by William
Shakespeare : In 8 pages the author discusses disillusionment
in "The Life of Timon of Athens" by William Shakespeare.
This play is a tragedy about a man who was once rich with both
friends and wealth. Once Timon has lost his wealth, he also
loses his "friends." The recurring theme in "The Life of Timon
of Athens" is Timon's disillusionment. Bibliography lists 5
Timon Of Athens / Timons Personality Change : A
paper on a little-known work by William Shakespeare, Timon
of Athens. The paper analyzes the reason why the title character
undergoes a sudden and total personality change at the end of
Act III. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Timon.wps