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The Shakespearean Drama Play


HUMN 142 Week 6 Discussion:

Shakespearean Drama


The Shakespearean Drama Play.

HUMN 142 Week 6 Discussion: Shakespearean Drama


Drawing of Desdemona and Othello in the Shakespearean play, Othello.

Before you begin writing your discussion post, review the Module 1 Writer’s Workshop, “Learning to Write a One-Paragraph Argument About Literature.”

Respond to this discussion activity by constructing a one-paragraph argument about one of the following topics:

  • the exposition of Othello,
  • the tragic elements of Othello as you see them in these first two acts, or
  • the setting of Othello.

Once you have selected a topic:

  1. Make a claim in response to one of the topics.
  2. Add evidence to support your claim in the form of a quotation to illustrate the point you are making. See Module 6 Writer’s Workshop for information about format for quoting plays.
  3. Add analysis by explaining how your quote proves or illustrates your claim.

Respond to Two Classmates

To earn full credit for this assignment, you must meet all criteria.

After you have constructed and posted your argument, reply to at least two of your classmates’ arguments by either:

  1. Agreeing with that person and adding another quote or example that supports his/her argument, or
  2. Disagreeing and adding another quote that undermines his/her argument.

Check HUMN 142 Week 5 Discussion