Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Shakespeare / Delahoyde

English 205
Section 01 [HUM]
Spring 2018
SLN 02885
MWF 10:10 – 11:00 am.
College Hall 125
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 8 — Introductions and Images.
                              Read the Course Description,
                              this advice from former students on How to Study,
                              and my own Work Tips.
January 10 — Background; The Taming of the Shrew, Act I.
January 12 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act II.

[January 15 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day.]
January 17 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act III.
January 19 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act IV.

January 22 — The Taming of the Shrew, Act V.
January 24 — The Shakespeare Authorship Question.
January 26 — The Shakespeare Authorship Question.

January 29 — The Merchant of Venice, Act I.
January 31 — The Merchant of Venice, Act II.
February 2 — The Merchant of Venice, Act III.

February 5 — The Merchant of Venice, Act IV.
February 7 — The Merchant of Venice, Act V.
February 9 — “Thule, the Period of Cosmography.”

February 12 — Hamlet, Act I.
February 14 — Hamlet, Acts I & II.
February 16 — Hamlet, Acts II & III.

[February 19 — St. Nixon Holy Day.]
February 21 — Hamlet, Acts III & IV.
February 23 — Hamlet, Act V.

February 26 — Writing Advice.
February 28 — First Exam & Essay.
March 2 — Histories Background; Henry V, Act I.

March 5 — Henry V, Acts I & II.
March 7 — Henry V, Act III.
March 9 — Bonus Shakespeare.

[March 12 – 16 — SPRING BREAK.]

March 19 — [Intermission.]
March 21 — Henry V, Act IV.
March 23 — Henry V, Act V.

March 26 — Lucrece.
March 28 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act I.
March 30 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts II & III.

April 2 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts III & IV.
April 4 — A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act V.
April 6 — Shake-speare in Italy.

April 9 — Much Ado About Nothing, Act I.
April 11 — Much Ado About Nothing, Acts II & III.
April 13 — Much Ado About Nothing, Acts III & IV; Review.

April 16 — Much Ado About Nothing, Act V.
April 18 — End-of-Semester Exam.
April 20 — Suspension.

April 23 — Shakespeare Games 2018.
April 25 — Extra Shakespeare: Railing, etc.
April 27 — The rest is silence.



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