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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HUM 3380 - Shakespeare in Stratford

Prerequisite(s): ENG1272.
This course will introduce students to classic literature and theater through experiential learning; the course includes excursions to theatrical performances at locations such as the international Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario, and the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Can be taken more than once for additional credits. (3 credits) Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Interpret the language of Shakespeare and describe his use of literary conventions such as tone, imagery, symbolism, rhyme and meter.
  2. Discuss the philosophical issues theatrical works provoke.
  3. Analyze the ideas regarding power (political and paternal) and one’s duty to an authority that appear in the plays of Shakespeare and others.
  4. Critique the differences between the texts and their theatrical adaptations.

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