On Monday, November 13th, the 7th grade class will be watching a special performance of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night presented by the Southwest Shakespeare Company.
Students will review Mary Lamb's version of the play written specifically for young audiences before viewing the performance.
During the 3 day weekend, students may watch any performance of Twelfth Night (Youtube has one version) or the movie, She's the Man (with Amanda Bynes) and write a brief comparison/contrast essay to earn extra credit under "Long-term Assignments."
Paper must be:
+Typed, Times New Roman 12pt, double-spaced
+At least 1 full paragraph
+Compares version read in class (Mary Lamb) to play or movie
+DUE by Tuesday, November 14th
+Points awarded based on quality and length of essay
Viola-twin sister of Sebastian, loves Duke, dresses as Sebastian
Sebastian-twin brother of Viola, initially lost at sea
Duke Orsino-infatuated with Olivia, employ Viola in disguise as her brother, Sebastian
Olivia-love interest of Duke, mourning dead father, loves “Sebastian” or Cesario
Cesario- Viola’s fake name while disguised as a man, works for Duke to win him Olivia
Malvolio- Olivia’s head servant, enemy of Sir Toby, Maria, and Sir Andrew because he’s stuck up
Feste- fool (jester) at Olivia’s house
Sir Toby- Olivia’s rowdy uncle, hates Malvolio but loves Maria (eventually)
Maria- Olivia’s clever lady-in-waiting (servant), foils Malvolio
Sir Andrew Aguecheek- Sir Toby’s friend who hits on Olivia, who is out of his league, thinks he’s all that but isn’t
Antonio- rescues and cares for Sebastian
Illyria-setting, coastal place where Duke and Olivia live