Remember to bring your
QUICKMARK TALLY SHEET
to the exam; I will collect it with your test.
Don’t bring books to the exam; quotes used in your writing will all come from the authorized lists attached to the exam instructions. The authorized Ibsen list will very likely be the same you saw during last Friday’s practice session.
Do bring your Quickmark Tally sheet; submit it with your exam instructions at the end of the test.
Check your prescribed header/footer template, on which you will write your exam. If necessary, ask a classmate about the formatting of this template, since we will use it throughout the second semester, too.
Rest; a tired mind is a cloudy mind. Sleep gives your brain a chance to process, clarify and solidify incoming information.
Thursday, December 19, 1 p.m. (Room 410)
after Q & A session, I will play the rest of the Macbeth film for those who want to watch, probably starting between 1:30 and 2:00
For those who think that Shakespeare’s Macbeth is just another story we read for one our school classes, here is a news article about political execution in North Korea–from this week.
How do you spell T-O-T-A-L-I-T-A-R-I-A-N R-E-G-I-M-E ?
“To be thus is nothing, / But to be safely thus.” (3.1.49-50)
1st half: in teams, prepare and submit pertinent passages from Macbeth and Oedipus Rex–ideally equally representing various stages of each play
2nd half: watch more of Macbeth film–from Banquo’s and Fleance’s leaving the Macbeths’ gate before the evening banquet
HW: find pertinent passages in Oedipus Rex; bring to block class
last night’s HW: find at least one brief passage (5 ll. or less) from each Act of Macbeth that illustrates one of your ideas about the exam’s general topic. In other words, where do you find indications of Macbeth’s or Lady Macbeth’s self-perception? How much or how little wisdom does this passage reveal?
today’s agenda: submit any remaining Ibsen quotes from day before; share passages you marked for homework; watch more of Macbeth film
find at least one brief passage (5 ll. or less) from each Act of Macbeth that illustrates one of your ideas about the exam’s general topic. In other words, where do you find indications of Macbeth’s or Lady Macbeth’s self-perception? How much or how little wisdom does this passage reveal?
If you want to replace an existing zero for weekly membean learning sessions, do thirty minutes’ worth by Friday of this week.
review exam principles and review exercises
decide on membean for this week–proposal on the floor: none this week, but those wanting to replace a current zero for weekly prep can do thirty minutes by this Friday
work on today’s Doll’s House exercise