Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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LIT 226H - Shakespeare: History and Tragedy

Credit(s): 3

In this course students will read, discuss and, if possible, see a presentation of selected tragedies and history plays of Shakespeare: Hamlet, Othello, MacBeth, Henry IV, Part I, Richard II, and others. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Draw reasonable inferences, interpret, and critically analyze passages in Shakespeare’s plays.
  • Read and understand poetic/prose language in Shakespeare’s plays.
  • Identify the connection between events and people in history, and the events and characters in Shakespeare’s history plays.
  • Discuss William Shakespeare’s life.
  • Interpret Elizabethan times and theater.
  • Examine the nature of human experience and/or artistic expression.

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