por Gary Soto
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Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet
- William Shakespeare
- c. 1593
In these excerpts from Shakespeare's famed drama Romeo and Juliet, the star-crossed lovers lament the family names that made them mortal enemies.Pair “Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet” with “Hamlet 1.3.78” and ask students to discuss the obstacles the lovers face in each piece. How do these obstacles impact their love? How do social differences between lovers affect how a relationship develops?
The Lion in Love
- 620-560 B.C.
“The Lion in Love” is a short fable which describes the love a lion has for a human woman. He makes certain decisions as a result of his feelings that he normally might not have.Pair “The Lion in Love” with “Hamlet 1.3.78” and ask students to consider the obstacles the lion and the stable boy face while pursuing their love interests. How does love affect the choices of the lion and stable boy? What makes it risky for the both the lion and stable boy to pursue their love interests? What does this reveal about the nature of love?
The Taming of the Shrew-Induction 1.12
- Gary Soto
In Gary Soto’s poem “The Taming of the Shrew Induction 1.12,” the speaker discusses what he would do for his love.Pair “Hamlet 1.3.78” and “The Taming of the Shrew Induction 1.12” and ask students compare how the speakers of both poems present themselves to their love interests. What qualities to do they reveal about themselves through their words? How do they hope their love interests will respond? How are the speakers different?
- Gary Soto
In Gary Soto’s short story “Seventh Grade,” a boy tries to impress a girl on his first day of seventh grade.Pair “Hamlet 1.3.78” with “Seventh Grade” and ask students to discuss how the two texts explore love. Is the love explored in the two texts the same kind of love? Why or why not? What role does lying play in the two texts?
The Lure of Shakespeare
- Robert W. Butler
In the informational text “The Lure of Shakespeare,” Robert W. Butler discusses William Shakespeare’s success as a playwright.Pair "Hamlet 1.3.78" with "The Lure of Shakespeare" to provide students with a poem that was inspired by William Shakespeare's original work. Ask students to discuss the original quote from Shakespeare's play and how it shaped Gary Soto's poem. How do both texts explore the persisting influence of Shakespeare?
Shakespeare: Who Was The Bard?
- Mia Hodorovich
In the informational text “Shakespeare: Who Was the Bard?” Mia Hodorovich discusses the controversy surrounding William Shakespeare and whether or not he was the true author of his work.Pair “Hamlet 1.3.78” with “Shakespeare: Who Was the Bard?” and ask students to discuss William Shakespeare’s widespread influence. How did Shakespeare’s work and identity inspire and intrigue people? Why do students think that authors continue to revisit his work? Why do people continue to debate his identity?
The Legacy of William Shakespeare
- Mia Hodorovich
In the informational text “The Legacy of William Shakespeare” Mia Hodorovich discusses Shakespeare’s body of work and why it remains popular today.Pair “Hamlet 1.3.78” with “The Legacy of William Shakespeare” to provide students with a poem that was inspired by a line from one of William Shakespeare’s plays. Ask students to discuss how Gary Soto builds on the quote he borrowed from Shakespeare. How does the informational text explore how other artists and creators have borrowed from Shakespeare or used him as inspiration?