Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Shakespeare / Delahoyde

English 205
Section 01 [HUM]
Spring 2015
MWF 10:10 – 11:00 am.
Pullman
SLN 01464
Todd 434
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 9:00 – 10:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Shakespeare Syllabus

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


January 12 — Introductions and Images.
                              Read the Course Description,
                              this advice from former students on How to Study,
                              and my own Work Tips.
January 14 — Background; The Taming of the Shrew, Act I.
January 16 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act II.

[January 19 — Martin Luther King Holiday.]
January 21 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act III.
January 23 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act IV.

January 26 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act V.
January 28 — The Authorship Controversy.
January 30 — The Authorship Controversy.

February 2 — The Merchant of Venice, Act I.
February 4 — The Merchant of Venice, Act II.
February 6 — The Merchant of Venice, Act III.

February 9 — The Merchant of Venice, Act IV.
February 11 — The Merchant of Venice, Act V.
February 13 — Macbeth, Act I.

[February 16 — St. Nixon Holy Day.]
February 18 — Macbeth, Act II.
February 20 — Macbeth, Act III.

February 23 — Macbeth, Act IV.
February 25 — Macbeth, Act V.
February 27 — Writing Advice.

March 2 — First Exam & Essays.
March 4 — Thule, the Period of Cosmography.
March 6 — Henry V, Act I.

March 9 — Henry V, Act II.
March 11 — Henry V, Act III.
March 13 — Intermission.

[March 16 – 20 — SPRING BREAK.]

March 23 — Henry V, Act III.
March 25 — Henry V, Act IV.
March 27 — Henry V, Act V.

March 30 — Pericles, Act I.
April 1 — Pericles, Acts II-III.
April 3 — Pericles, Acts III-IV.

April 6 — Pericles, Act V.
April 8 — Lucrece.
April 10 — Much Ado About Nothing, Act I.

April 13 — Much Ado About Nothing, Act II-III.
April 15 — Much Ado About Nothing, Act III-IV.
April 17 — [No formal class meeting.]

April 20 — Much Ado About Nothing, Act V.
April 22 — End-of-Semester Exam.
April 24 — Extra Shakespeare: Railing, etc.

April 27 — Shakespeare Games.
April 29 — Shakespeare Games.
May 1 — The rest is silence.



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