Ch 4: The English Renaissance: Tutoring Solution

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The English Renaissance chapter of this Intro to Humanities Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the English Renaissance. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach the essentials of the English Renaissance required in a typical introductory humanities course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other humanities work.
  • Identify the the English Renaissance concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Struggle with understanding the works of Shakespeare, the poems of John Milton, or any other English Renaissance topic
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Learning objectives:

  • Study the works of major playwrights of the English Renaissance.
  • Learn about the life, works and influence of William Shakespeare.
  • Discuss the characters and acts of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
  • Examine themes and famous quotes from Macbeth.
  • Read John Milton's biography and discover some of his most well-known poems.
  • Explore 200 years of major literature and authors.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: The English Renaissance: Tutoring Solution
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Hamlet: Beyond the Famous Soliloquy

1. Hamlet: Beyond the Famous Soliloquy

To be or not to be? In this lesson, that really is the question. Watch this video to learn all about Hamlet, one of Shakespeare's great tragedies. We'll explore its plot, characters and the meaning of that famous phrase.

Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Famous Star-Crossed Lovers

2. Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare's Famous Star-Crossed Lovers

Great tragedies resonate throughout time. In this lesson, we'll go over the role of fate in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. We'll explore the story of his star-crossed lovers and explain some of his most famous quotes.

Macbeth: Themes and Quotes from the Scottish Play

3. Macbeth: Themes and Quotes from the Scottish Play

In this lesson, we'll follow how ambition shapes the events of Shakespeare's Scottish play, 'Macbeth'. We'll explore the plot, characters and supernatural elements that are characteristic of this play.

Characterization of Hamlet

4. Characterization of Hamlet

If 'Madness in great ones must not unwatch'd go,' then you won't want to take your eyes off of this lesson! Keep reading to learn more about how Shakespeare's Hamlet offers characterization for this famously tragic prince.

Characters of Romeo and Juliet: Description & Analysis

5. Characters of Romeo and Juliet: Description & Analysis

The classic play 'Romeo and Juliet' by William Shakespeare has deeply impacted hearts throughout the centuries. Read on to better understand the nature and motivations of these two famous lovers.

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