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"O, fie, fie, fie!" The psychology of Meter and Rhythm



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July 2011
 
Kevin J. Costa teaches English and drama at McDonogh Shool, Owings Mills, MD
 

Plays/Scenes Covered
Measure for Measure , 2.2.198-224
 
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Students will examine how Shakespeare manipulates the iambic pentameter line to give his characters, and the players playing them, clues about what is happening emotionally and psychologically in the situations they face in the play. this lesson will reveal how meter and rhyme serve a practical purpose;students will discover how these formal elements are an essential part of the story that Shakespeare is telling.

 

This lesson will take two-three 45 minute periods.


 
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