The Written Part of the Test

Explain and illustrate (not the same thing) the role of the ghost in Hamlet in terms of the two key ideas we have discussed this semester: the epitaph and ‘mise-en-abyme’. Please be creative and have fun with this assignment. Remember, though, it counts as fifty percent of your final grade. Points will be awarded forContinue reading “The Written Part of the Test”

This Precious May

1. One breath. The ocean shifts one breath, you see? The snakes must be all bone, the way they swim. These freaky snakes—why are they free? Then fleas infest the Mother Baker House. Mother Baker’s, it should be sanctuary, right? But no, Father Lloyd shifts the compound walls. We see his rage. His ‘wife’ rightContinue reading “This Precious May”