Course Level:       College Preparatory

Credits:                  2.5

Grade Level:         12

Prerequisite:          None

NJ Course Code:  

This semester long course will examine Shakespeare's work and influence in several different ways. The Elizabethan language and culture will first be explored to set up historical context. Students will then decipher and analyze the literature, the poetic language, and the overarching themes of a select group of plays (tragedies and comedies). The third facet will be the exploration of Shakespeare’s impact on modern culture and how his work has shaped literature and the arts throughout the ages.

Possible texts: Twelfth Night, Othello, Merchant of Venice, various Sonnets

*This course is eligible as a replacement for any one (1) semester of an English IV standard course for students who have thus far met all graduation requirements 

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