Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Shakespeare / Delahoyde

English 205
Section 01 [H]
Fall 2012
SLN 25215
MWF 10:10 am – 11:00 am.
Todd 311
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 11:00-12:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Shakespeare Syllabus

[We will be reading plays selected by the class.
So the syllabus will develop and change throughout the semester.]


August 20 — Introductions and Images.
                              Read the Course Description,
                              this advice from former students on How to Study,
                              and my own Work Tips.
August 22 — Background; The Taming of the Shrew: Induction, Act I.
August 24 — The Taming of the Shrew: Acts I – II.

August 27 — The Taming of the Shrew: Acts II – III.
August 29 — The Taming of the Shrew: Acts III – IV.
August 31 — The Taming of the Shrew: Act V.

[September 3 — Holy Day.]
September 5 — The Shakespeare Authorship Controversy.
September 7 — The Shakespeare Authorship Controversy.

September 10 — Hamlet: Act I.
September 12 — Hamlet: Act I.
September 14 — Hamlet: Act II.

September 17 — Hamlet: Act II.
September 19 — The “To be” Soliloquy; “Thule, the Period of Cosmography.”
September 21 — Hamlet: Act III.

September 24 — Pause.
September 26 — Hamlet: Act IV.
September 28 — Hamlet: Act IV.

October 1 — Hamlet: Act V.
October 3 — History Plays; Henry V: Act I.
October 5 — Henry V: Acts I – II.

October 8 — Henry V: Acts II – III.
October 10 — Henry V: Acts III – IV.
October 12 — Henry V: Act V.

October 15 — Review; Writing Advice.
October 17 — Midterm Exam & Essay.
October 19 — Much Ado About Nothing: Act I.

October 22 — Much Ado About Nothing: Acts II – III.
October 24 — Much Ado About Nothing: Acts III – IV.
October 26 — Much Ado About Nothing: Act V.

October 29 — Othello: Act I.
October 31 — Othello: Act II.
November 2 — Othello: Act III.

November 5 — The Alan Green Experience: Part 1.
November 7 — The Alan Green Experience: Part 2.
November 9 — Othello: Acts IV – V.

[November 12 — Sacred War Day. No Learning.]
November 14 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act I.
November 16 — Shakespeare Considerations.

[November 19 – 23 — Thanksgiving Holiday.]

November 26 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Acts II – III.
November 28 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Acts IV – V.
November 30 — Last Exam & Essay.

December 3 — Shakespeare Games.
December 5 — Shakespeare Games.
December 7 — The rest is silence.



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