Share via Email Linguistic fireworks The undertaking, says Kane in an authentically Elizabethan he claims prologue, is motivated by class resentment, after he was heckled by a posh kid at a literary festival. The show certainly proves that Southend boy Kane can mix it with the sophisticates — as if anyone who'd seen his comedy needed reminding.
Get ready to take a journey through time to a really smelly place known as Denmark. There, an evil uncle is trying to dethrone a prince who sees ghosts. Moat serpents will try to eat you.
There may be a few sword fights, and a haunted graveyard. Sincerely, The Narrator Rating: This in no way altered my read of or opinions on this book. While there were a few passing laugh-out-loud moments between the characters and the disembodied voice, I feel the Narrator wasn't utilized nearly as much in this journey--which is a Shakespeare or fakespeare disappointing for me, as I ADORE it when books sort of "break the fourth wall" or employ the use of outside perspectives within the running perspective because, you know, that's not NEARLY confusing enough yet for this Penguin!
Despite the lack of Narrator action, this was still a super fun and entertaining read! While this passes over or completely skips some of the major and, granted, more traumatizing plot points of the original Hamlet, I feel M.
Castle did an awesome job in retaining the overreaching morals and lessons.
A few of the characters were changed at liberty of the author and a few kept alive for the same reasons --but overall, this series is SUCH a fantastic nod to Shakespeare, and a great way to introduce young readers to these tales of tragedy and woe. Of course, I'm not sure how the original Shakespeare would feel about cheese theft You have one of those?
These characters, while perhaps not quite as vibrant or loud as the pair in the other Fakespeare, were well-rounded and complex. I especially adore the focus on relationships that this book series pushes--in this particular case, that of a budding though unexpected new friendship, as well as of a boy and his baby brother.
Castle writes such realistic, easy to understand relationships--especially of the sibling variety. The characters are laughably endearing, vibrantly-written, and SO easy to connect with. While some of the original plot is skipped over or changed completely, this book and it's companion!
I'd recommend this series to lovers of the Bard, to adventure seekers, and to those who sometimes find themselves wishing they could just GET LOST in a book. Welcome to the Club, Penguins; remember, these books bite.Primary Shakespeare Company.
Working with children and teachers in primary schools, raising achievement and attainment by engaging with Shakespeare. Lesson 1: Questions about Renaissance Theatre and Design Shalespeare's CV Lesson 2: Investigate sources 'Shakespeare or Fakespeare' - these are in the text book but I find it easier if pupils can physically move them into piles for and against/5(3).
Three kids get lost inside Shakespeare’s book and must help Hamlet finish his story in order to return home in this silly middle school series!
several laugh-out-loud scenes; there weren't as many tongue-in-cheek moments in this as in the other Fakespeare; the spin on THIS Hamlet was unexpected and intriguing; still love the nods to the /5(2). Sep 12, · Can you pick the canonical stage plays of William Shakespeare, without picking a non-Shakespeare play?
Test your knowledge on this literature quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Shakespeare or Fake-speare? Fakespeare: Rewriting the bard.
Rewrite Shakespeare’s best bits for the 21st Century and reveal your inner wordsmith.
Take part now Fakespeare: Stephen Regan, accompanied by experts from the world Shakespeare congress examine Shakespeare ‘s work from a critical perspective, putting his plays in historical and social context as well as.
Dec 22, · This Shakespeare group has been around since or something, and I think EVERYTHING has been discussed, even .