October 2-6

Welcome back, y’all!

We are going to get into Othello starting today which will allow us to bring rhetorical analysis back in after we get some of the play out of the way. I love this play. I love the way it uses language. Rhetoric is one of the main characters, metaphorically speaking.

Today: Black Men and Public Space by Brent Staples. Read and SoapsTone.

black_men_and_public_space

HW: finish vocab by 11:59pm tonight. Read pages 1-3 of the Othello packet {I will provide printed copies tomorrow; there were copier issues this morning].

Othello and the Power of Language Packet

Tuesday

Othello Thematic Notes: Othello Notes

Character Sheet: Othello Characters NEW1

Begin reading through Act 1. *Being in class is essential while we are working on Othello! Shakespeare can be difficult to plow through alone*

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