There are so many plays. Some obvious collaborations (The Two Noble Kinsmen and the like). Some lost to time (Love’s Labor’s Won). Those pesky “problem plays” (a distinction that I’m growing less and less fond of). And stuff that isn’t theatrical at all. Plus, I wanted to layer over it some kind of historical progression of his writing (we don’t know the actual chronology of composition, but we have some rough ideas).
And thus, The Periodic Table of Shakespeare was born…
The action of All’s Well That Ends Well moves from Rossillion in the south of France, to Paris, to Florence in the Tuscany region of Italy, then to Marseilles, back in France, before returning to Rossillion. With allusions as well to the cities of Narbonne in France and St. Jaques in Spain, the Savoy region of southern Europe, and the nation of Austria, geography plays an important role in the play. Continue reading The Geography of All’s Well That Ends Well [INFOGRAPHIC]→
This week is beginning as the school year winds to a close, so for all you high school teachers out there who waited until the last minute to get your Bard in, have I got something for you: a new infographic on my Teachers Pay Teachers page! Let’s venture back to Rome…and the times of Julius Caesar…
As I’m out of town this weekend, I don’t have a lot of time to write, but I do have time to release a new infographic on my Teachers Pay Teachers page! And what screams new infographic like a bit o’ the ol’ ultraviolence, right?
Ladies and gentlemen, as we reach the two-thirds point in our sojourn into the world of King Lear, and as we begin to dig deeper in our discussions, it’s time for the release of some Lear-centric infographics.
For those who haven’t heard of a great teaching resource (or a great resources for teaching resources), check out Teachers Pay Teachers, where teachers who have created great resources (handouts, lessons, units, worksheets, and the like), can upload and have other teachers download these resources to make their own teaching better. (could I use “resources” more in a single sentence? I think not.) The creators can charge for their work (or they can offer it free).