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learning goal: identify the acting exercise that produces the strongest insight about an individual character or a particular line/set of lines

we’ll run through this series of exercises, culminating in an entry in your class notes that responds to today’s learning goals (page numbers come from the 3rd edition, 2014)  Acting troupes will be randomly selected to perform the results of any one of these exercises.

p.28 #1 (acting troupes): “Duncan, beware!” & dramatic irony

p. 28 #2 (individual): Duncan’s journal

p.30 #1 (troupes): “If it were done . . . ”  speak separate sentences

p.30 #2 (troupes): euphemisms removed

p.32 #1 (whole class) Macbeth surrounded by many Lady Macbeths

entry in class notes: identify the acting exercise that produces the strongest insight about an individual character or a particular line/set of lines.  Explain the exercise and the insight.  How does this insight affect your overall understanding of the play so far.

 

 

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