Essay on Shakespeare’s Plot Structure

Method to the Madness co-author BH James has an essay on Shakespeare’s Five-Act Structure in the February issue of California English. Here’s a link:

Hamlet: The Concept of Performance

We have a new PowerPoint lesson available in our Teachers Pay Teachers Store. It is titled “Hamlet: The Concept of Performance.”

The lesson focusesĀ on the significance of performance in the play “Hamlet”.

The mousetrap is just one example of performance. A close-read of the text allows the reader to see that any number of characters could be acting. This brings up metaphysical questions as to why we MUST perform in society, and how our performance dictates how we will be treated.