Getting to Grips with Shakespeare.


Studying Shakespeare is dead tricky. Not only do you have to make sense of what's going on, you're also going to have to convince other people you understand.

The First Step: What's Going On?

Don't worry - it's not just you who reads Shakespeare and thinks, "aargh - what does it mean?"

When you're given a question about a scene, the first thing to focus on is what's actually happening.

To show you understand the play, you need to:

1) Write about the way the characters are feeling.

2) Write about Shakespeare's choice of words.

The Second Step: Find Your Quotes.

Quoting is really important for Shakespeare


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