Final Essay Instructions.pdf - ENGL 251 Shakespeare and Performance Final Research Essay Assignment Weight 30 Due Date Wednesday Final Research Essay

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ENGL 251: Shakespeare and Performance Final Research Essay Assignment Weight 30% Due Date: Wednesday June 17, 2020 Final Research Essay Instructions (1500-1750 words). Choose ONE of the following options: OPTION A 1. Choose to work with either Pawâkan Macbeth , by Reneltta Arluk or The Tempest . Dir. Antoni Cimolino. 2. Select a scene (or substantial speech) from the performance and find two additional performance versions of the same scene/speech . These could be filmed live- performances or television / film adaptations. 3. Write an essay that comparatively analyzes and evaluates the choices made in all three adaptations. You should argue for the comparative effectiveness of the scenes by using textual and performance analysis. Here are some things you might consider: a. How does each version influence your understanding of the scene/speech/play as whole? What new dimensions does it bring to the play? What was ineffective or problematic about it?
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