Gilbert Plays

Course: English 215--Shakespeare
Instructor: Ann Warren
Office: NEA 297
Phone: (310) 233-4250
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 9-9:30 am, and by appointment
E-mail: annw708@gmail.com

"Shakespeare is a drunken savage with some imagination whose plays please only in London and Canada."

--Voltaire

Course Schedule: Week 1 Course Schedule: Weeks 2-5 Course Schedule: Weeks 6-9 Course Schedule: Weeks 10-15
Course Schedule: Final Exam Discussion Questions Writing Assignments Lectures

COURSE SCHEDULE

Week 1 Feb. 5-11 INTRODUCTION
COMEDY
Writing About Literature
Go to Lecture 1
Go to Discussion Questions 1
Reading: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Week 2 Feb. 12-18
COMEDY
Go to Lecture 2
Go to Discussion Questions 2
Reading: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Week 3 Feb. 19-25
HISTORY
Go to Lecture 3
Go to Discussion Questions 3
Reading: Richard III
Week 4 Feb. 26-Mar. 4
HISTORY
No new lecture this week
Go to Discussion Questions 4
Reading: Richard III
Week 5 Mar. 5-11
HISTORY
Go to Lecture 4
No Discussion Questions this week
quill pen Paper 1 due
Reading: Henry V
Week 6 Mar. 12-18
HISTORY
No new lecture this week
Go to Discussion Questions 5
Reading: Henry V
Week 7 Mar. 19-25
TRAGEDY
Go to Lecture 5
Go to Discussion Questions 6
Reading: Hamlet
Week 8 Mar. 26-28
TRAGEDY
No new lecture this week
Go to Discussion Questions 7
Reading: Hamlet
***************HOLIDAYS/SPRING BREAK March 29-April 6****************
Week 9 Apr. 9-15
TRAGEDY
Go to Lecture 6
No Discussion Questions this week
quill pen Paper 2 due
Reading: Othello
Week 10 Apr. 16-22
TRAGEDY
No new lecture this week
Go to Discussion Questions 8
Reading: Othello
Week 11 Apr. 23-29
TRAGEDY
Go to Lecture 7
Go to Discussion Questions 9
Reading: Macbeth
Week 12 Apr. 30-May 6
TRAGEDY
No new Lecture this week
Go to Discussion Questions 10
Reading: Macbeth
Week 13 May 7-13
COMEDY
Go to Lecture 8
No Discussion Questions this week
quill pen Paper 3 due
Reading: The Tempest
Week 14 May 14-20
COMEDY
No new lecture this week
Go to Discussion Questions 11
Reading: The Tempest
WEEK 15 21-27 CATCH YOUR BREATH WEEK No reading assignment for this week
Week 16 FINAL EXAM
quill pen Final Exam
The final exam is due on or before Tuesday, May 29th, by midnight.

No late exams will be accepted, as I must turn in grades immediately.

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