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by William Shakespeare

1603

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "“Frailty, Thy Name is Woman!”" by William Shakespeare.

In a soliloquy, Hamlet expresses his rage towards his mother due to recent choices she has made.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Comedy & Tragedy, Death, Men & Women, and Revenge & Betrayal as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do we define the roles of men and women?", "What drives a person to betray?", "How do people face death?", and "What can we learn from tragedy?"

Ways to support your child: