Now it's a short week - and before you know it, you will be on break for the holidays.
HOWEVER, we all need to buckle up and focus these remaining days.
Due to the snow day, I propose the following:
Tomorrow/Thursday, instead of the scheduled test, we will have an IN-CLASS write.
In essence, this is will be PART III the 3 Word Essay. (See previous posts for more links.)
Part III. "Words, Words, Words" Essay: Select 3 significant words from Hamlet - explain their connection (and their significance).
Here's a sampling of words that Shakespeare invented.
What will your three words be? How are they connected or related?
Have any of the words changed in meaning from Shakespeare's time to today?
Is it used in interesting ways in the play?
Is it used in different ways in the play
Search MIT online text:
Edit - Find (Command F)
Search words by Character:
BE SURE YOU USE the OED - Print out definitions of your THREE words.
Bring an outline with quotes.
Number of times used
More than a 100 times
Your abridged Shakespeare skits/movies will still be due Tuesday.
We will have the Hamlet Test (PART I & II) on Wednesday. (See previous post).
2. To disclose or reveal by statement or exposition; to explain or make clear.
a1050 Liber Scintill. xxxviii. (1889) 140 Geþancu unrihtwisnysse [hi] unfealdað.
?c1225 (▸?a1200) Ancrene Riwle (Cleo. C.vi) (1972) 80 Þis is anbichede word... hit is bi lepped & bihud. ach ich wule unfalden.
a1250 Prov. Ælfred 659 Al he bi-fulit his frend, Þen he him vnfoldit.
c1400 (1380) Cleanness l. 1563 Calle hem alle to my cort.., Vnfolde hem alle þis ferly þat is bifallen here.
1426 Lydgate tr. G. de Guileville Pilgrimage Life Man 10962 At the grete Iugement Wher tassyses shal be holde, Al couert falsenesse to vnfolde.
c1475 Partenay 5124 The holy fader wondred on that he told, Off tho merueles that ther [he] gan vnfold.
1595 Lamentable Trag. Locrine i. i. 83, I will vnto you all vnfold Our royall mind and resolute intent.
1658 R. Flecknoe Enigmaticall Characters 1 Clearly unfolding and explicating the notions of her minde.
1693 Humours & Conversat. Town 38, I will only unfold it to you as the nature of the thing is.
1782 J. Priestley Disquis. Matter & Spirit (ed. 2) I. p. xxxii, His system is..perhaps the same..if he would distinctly unfold it.
1817 J. Mill Hist. Brit. India II. v. ix. 689 In a speech..[he] unfolded the causes and extent of the national calamities.
1875 B. Jowett tr. Plato Dialogues (ed. 2) IV. 239 The brethren whose mysteries I am about to unfold to you are far more ingenious.