How To Teach Your Children Shakespeare
is a foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your children the
classic works of William Shakespeare!
To know some Shakespeare
provides a head start in life. His plays are among the great bedrocks of
Western civilization and contain the finest writing of the past 450
years. Many of the best novels, plays, poems, and films in the English
language produced since Shakespeare's death in 1616 are heavily influenced by Shakespeare's stories, characters, language, and themes.
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare, acclaimed playwright Ken
Ludwig provides the tools you need to inspire an understanding, and a
love, of Shakespeare's works in your children, and to have fun together
along the way.
Ken Ludwig devised his friendly, easy-to-master methods while
teaching his own children. Beginning with memorizing short passages from
the plays, his technique then instills children with cultural
references they will utilize for years to come.
includes understanding of the time period and implications of
Shakespeare's diction as well as the invaluable lessons behind his words
and stories. Colorfully incorporating the history of Shakespearean
theater and society,
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare guides readers on an informed and adventurous journey through the world in which the Bard wrote.
This book's simple process allows anyone to impart to children the wisdom of plays like
A Midsummer Night's Dream,
Twelfth Night, Macbeth, and
Romeo and Juliet. And there's fun to be had throughout.
Shakespeare novices and experts and readers of all ages will each find
something delightfully irresistible in
How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare.