|Get ready to get Shakespeare, courtesy of the Standard Deviants' in-depth dose of Shakespeare's King Lear. They'll examine important scenes and characters and see what makes this tragedy so great, including scheming sisters, steadfast servants, and spectacular storms.
Topics covered: Dual plots approach, the Lear plot, the Gloucester plot, figurative art approach, and use of metaphor and images.
Co-written by Robert J. Fehrenbach, Ph.D., of The College of William and Mary and Ann R. Meyer, Ph.D., of Claremont McKenna College , 2005.
DVD Run Time: 15 minutes Grade Level: 7+