Analyzing Drama - Analyzing Drama You read two of Shakespeare's plays in this unit Hamlet and Twelfth Night Choose one of these scenes from the two

Analyzing Drama - Analyzing Drama You read two of...

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Analyzing Drama You read two of Shakespeare's plays in this unit: Hamlet and Twelfth Night . Choose one of these scenes from the two plays to reread. Hamlet, Act III, Scene i Twelfth Night, Act II Scene IV Part A Locate two different performances of the scene you chose online. When you search the Internet, include the act and scene in your search terms. Which two versions did you choose? Include the URL of your sources. Font Sizes   Characters used: 20 / 15000 Part B Now compare and contrast the techniques in the two theatrical versions that you watched. In the table below, describe the similarities and differences between the two versions for each element of the performance. Note how the techniques enhance or alter the audience’s experience and what meanings (shades of characterization, connotations of words, etc.) become clearer as you watch the two presentations. Font Sizes   Characters used: 254 / 15000 Part C Use your response from part A of the task to write an essay addressing the following points: Compare and contrast the target audiences of the two versions. Analyze the effects of the techniques on the individual audiences. Include analysis of any special adaptations made to the text (the dialogue) or the setting that distinguish this version from the original play. Insert your essay in the space provided. Font Sizes   Characters used: 0 / 15000

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