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The Comedy of Errors Teaching Unit
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- How does Shakespeare depict differences in social class in the play?
- How does the use of stock characters, such as the kitchen maid or the courtesan, make the play more interesting?
- Identify Shakespeare’s use of irony in the play. Explain how it contributes to the play.
- Write a biography of the abbess, detailing her early life, explaining the choices she made, and evaluating her success.
- Why does Shakespeare use so many physical beatings in this play?
- How does the political system of the independent city state affect this play?
- This play is called The Comedy of Errors. Discuss elements of comedy in the play, and then discuss the range of errors occurring.
- The leading characters are twins who have grown up separately and with different kinds of lives. Make a table comparing the qualities and characteristics of Antipholus of Ephesus and Antipholus of Syracusa.
- Two sisters are also featured in the play. Compare the lives, characters, and characteristics of Adriana and Luciana.
- Discuss the life of a slave in this play, using both Dromio of Syracusa and Dromio of Ephesus as examples.
- What is life like in the city of Ephesus under Duke Solinus?
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A teaching unit and individual learning packet from Prestwick House. Includes the following: comprehensive chapter-by-chapter study guides for students; questions suitable for essay topics or discussion; vocabulary lists; multiple-choice and essay test with answer key; introductory material from Prestwick House to familiarize both students and teachers with the work.