A fresh and engaging introduction to close reading of Shakespeare’s language through active media approaches to two separate texts: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.
- comparing a short scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a classic Levi’s TV advert, focusing on editorial changes, word-play, and intertextuality
- analysing the ballroom scene from Romeo and Juliet, as the basis for the adaptation, storyboarding and presentation of the text for a TV advert.
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