JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" by Smashing Pumpkins; "The Ghost Song" by The Doors; "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" by The Beatles/performed by Eddie Vedder]
What is it about society and relationships that leads individuals-- such as Hamlet-- to bottle up ideas that are dissonant or new? Is there a common thread between Hamlet's struggle to contain his inner thoughts/feelings and Laertes' warning to Ophelia?
1. Recap: Hamlet Act I Scenes i & ii
2. Hamlet: Act I Scene iii
4. Hamlet: Act I Scene iv
1. Finish reading Act I (for interesting conversation and possible quiz Thursday)
2. Write an advice column-style letter helping Ophelia; use at least 10 vocab words [UPDATE: Imagine you're answering a letter that says, My name is O. and I'm trapped in this weird sort of dating thing-- a prince says he loves me, but my father & brother hate him and tell me to stay away. What should I do? Post to your blog under the title, Dear Ophelia.]
3. Execute your study strategy for the midterm