The Winters Tale Class 3.ppt - English 15 Fall 2019...

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English 15, Fall 2019Introduction to ShakespeareThe Winter’s Tale, Class 3
ShakespeareThe Winter’s TaleTopics1. Romance & Swerving toward Comedy2. Enter Time, the Chorus3. Bohemia & Nature / Autolycus & Artifice4. Such a Deal of Wonder: Like an Old Tale Still
Shakespearethe Winter’s TaleSwerving towardComedy
Shakespearethe Winter’s TaleExit,pursued by a Bear
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale1. Romance & Swerving . . . toward ComedyAntigonusA savage clamor!Well may I get aboard! This is the chase;I am gone forever. Exit, pursued by a bear(3.3.55-57)
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale1. Romance & Swerving . . . toward ComedyAntigonusI’ll pawn the little blood which I have left,To save the innocent – anything possible. (2.3.164-165)
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale4. Romance & Swerving toward ComedyExit, pursued by a bear(3.3.57)
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale1. Romance & Swerving . . . toward ComedyShepherdHeavy matters, heavy matters! But look thee here, boy. Now bless thyself; thou met’st with things dying, I with things newborn. (3.3.111-113) Shepherd’Tis a lucky day, boy, and we’ll do good deeds on ‘t. (3.3.137-138)
Shakespearethe Winter’s TaleEnter Time, the Chorus
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale2. Enter Time, the ChorusTimeI that please some, try all, both joy and terrorOf good and bad; that makes and unfolds error,Now take upon me, in the name of Time,To use my wings. . . .
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale2. Enter Time, the ChorusTimeImpute it not a crimeTo me, or my swift passage, that I slideO’er sixteen years, and leave the growth untriedOf that wide gap, since it is in my pow’rTo o’erthrow law, and in one self-born hourTo plant, and o’erwhelm custom. . . .
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale2. Enter Time, the ChorusTimeYour patience this allowing,I turn my glass, and give my scene such growingAs you had slept between. Leontes leaving – Th’ effects of his fond jealousies so grieving,That he shuts up himself – imagine me,Gentle spectators, that I now may beIn fair Bohemia. (4.1.1-21)
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale.
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale.
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale2. Enter Time, the ChorusShakespeare’s Source:Robert Greene’sPandosto(1588).
Shakespearethe Winter’s Tale2. Enter Time, the ChorusShakespeare’s SourceRobert Greene, Pandosto(1588)Pandosto. The Triumph of Time. Wherein is

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