"A Poison Tree" appears in "Songs of Innocence and Experience" published in 1789. This nearly childlike poem deals with the dangers of suppressed anger in relationships.
Shakespeare did not only create Mercutio as a foil to the character of Romeo but also as a structural device necessary to keep the plot moving forward. If Mercutio's death did not force Romeo to fight, the plot might have looked very different.
Not all study techniques are equal. Preferences differ and therefore it is important to find the most comfortable approach, but it has to be effective. These six methods have been tried and tested by many students with noticeable success.
To create a believable character, an actor, in collaboration with the director and cast, must analyse the character thoroughly. Here are some tools and tips to help you get into character.
Teach Elizabethan history and Shakespeare in a fun way. This lesson is ideal for a cross-curricular project as English, drama and art can be involved. Maybe even chemistry if the students want to speculate about the potion Romeo got from the apothecary.
The British public blames the government for not controlling immigration. The Conservatives are blaming the previous Labour government. Every day, more and more people are seeking visas and asylum.
Here is a fun drama workshop lesson plan for pupils aged 8 to 10 that will teach them how to create characters and write a creative ending for a story.
In a recent blog, Richard Branson revealed his Top Tips for starting a business. Having fun and keeping it simple can't be that hard to do.