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					   Hamlet
a graphic essay
            Getting to the Heart of the Matter

• For this assignment, you will be getting to the heart of
  Hamlet, by creating a graphic essay.

• You will decide on a theme or idea based on the topic of
  "the significance of an individual's
  attempt to live unconstrained by
  convention or circumstance" that is
  presented throughout the play.

• You will illustrate your thesis statement through
  quotations, statements and graphics. These three
  elements will be combined to create your graphic essay.
                        The Graphic Essay
Page One - the graphic essay
1. Write out your thesis statement. It will appear at the very top of your
   page.
2. Create a table consisting of five columns and three rows.
3. Choose 5 quotations from the play that are vital in developing theme,
   revealing character or furthering plot. Each will appear in separate boxes
   at the top of the page. Each quotation should be limited to two
   lines. One quote from each act.
4. Write five general statements of your own regarding the theme,
   character or plot. Each should appear in separate boxes at the bottom of
   the page.
5. Create a graphic presentation which illustrates or extends the quotations
   and statements. Choose five gifs which will appear in separate boxes in
   the middle of the page.

Page Two - the explanation
In a series of connected paragraphs, explain the significance of the
   quotations, statements and graphics you have presented. How is each
   one related to the thesis statement presented at the top of your graphic
   essay? Your explanation is limited to only ONE page!!!
The Character of a Leader Affects the Character of Those who are Led
    Write a theme based on the topic of the significance of an
    individual’s attempt to live unconstrained by convention or
       circumstance that is presented throughout the play.
• In other words, what
  idea does Shakespeare
  suggest regarding the       Act 1     Act 2     Act 3     Act 4     Act 5
  significance of an          quote     quote     quote     quote     quote
  individual’s attempt to
  live unconstrained by        Act 1     Act 2     Act 3     Act 4     Act 5
  convention or
  circumstance?               graphic   graphic   graphic   graphic   graphic

• This theme must be           Act 1     Act 2     Act 3     Act 4     Act 5
  found throughout the        statmnt   statmnt   statmnt   statmnt   statmnt
  play, as each of the five
  columns in your graphic
  essay will contain ONE
  BRIEF quote from EACH
  of Acts 1-5.
  The idea Shakespeare suggests regarding
the significance of an individual’s attempt to live
 unconstrained by convention or circumstance
                  is THAT . . .

				
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