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He started with his daughter and then son.
So writing a book about teaching Shakespeare to kids may have seemed natural: Your book reinvigorated Shakespeare for me, to see his work with fresh eyes. My experience of Shakespeare was dry and hard work at school. How do you convince an adult that Shakespeare is relevant to his or her child if her experience has been similar to mine?
Yours is not an untypical journey.
This is especially true for kids at a very young age, like 6 to So what my book tries to do is expose both kids and their parents to the beauties and intelligence — and just plain fun — of Shakespeare with no prior knowledge required. I had a wonderful meeting recently with an Englishman who has become a very successful businessman in an area totally unrelated to literature.
It was only later in life, in his late 30s, that he discovered and fell in love with Shakespeare for the first time. How did he do it? He told me that he used to take a group of his employees to London once a year for a blow-out day of fun and food and entertainment, so they could spend some real quality time together.
But about 20 years ago, they were on the South Bank in London and passed The Globe Theater, and tickets were available.
And for my friend and his companions, it was like a revelation. He said it was like a mist that disappeared from before his eyes.
Shakespeare has enriched his life — as it enriches the lives of all of us who have had this kind of opportunity. Good actors tell the stories clearly, in a straight line, so that the audience can understand every word.
Do you hear back from adults with similar revelations after reading your book? Writing this book was a labor of love. Believe me, no one has ever made a living writing a book about Shakespeare. But you do it because you love it so much and you want to share it with the world.
And the best part has been when people write to me and say, "Oh, my gosh! I was teaching it to my son and daughter and we all started understanding it together and now we all love it! But oh my gosh!
First, read a few lines — the ones I suggest in the first chapter. Simple, beautiful lines from a simple, understandable passage.
It simply describes a place in a forest where the magical Fairy Queen of the forest sleeps at night. When my children first heard about all this, they were struck dumb with excitement. What could be a better story for a youngster than a story about a magic forest, a mischievous fairy sprite and a beautiful princess?
As the book says, make sure that you and your kids understand every word in the passage — and then memorize it, which you can do in about ten minutes. With that start, things will begin to fall into place. The third step is to take the time to watch a good production of Shakespeare.
You can do it in person if you have a good theater nearby; or you can do it online. There are some very good Shakespeare movies on Amazon and Netflix — or you can watch wonderful full-length productions thanks to the GlobePlayer, which records many of the best productions put on by the Globe Theatre in London and makes them available at very reasonable cost.
Finally, go back to reading Shakespeare and learn new passages by heart, one after another. By doing this you learn the stories, you understand the moral issues that Shakespeare raises, you meet the characters, and you fall in love with the language.
Are there certain characters that are good archetypes? As a playwright, I look at how in play after play, and time after time, Shakespeare ticks one box after another: Every play is filled with characters that we remember forever. You could live with them forever. They form the basis of our whole tradition of romantic comedy.
Viola, separated from her beloved brother; Rosalind, banished by an unfair uncle; Falstaff, a scoundrel who befriends the Prince of the realm and teaches him about life; Hamlet, who is bereft by the death of his beloved father.
These are the characters who make us who we are. As a great scholar, Harold Bloom once wrote, Shakespeare invented us.December 02, | Dead Malls, Wisconsin | Posted by Prange Way Well, hey.
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