AP* Literature Teaching Units

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   Order Code: PRS196E   
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By the end of this unit, students will be able to: trace the development of the main plot and subplot; analyze the following characters and their relationships with other characters-Antonio, Beatrice, Benedick, Borachio, Claudio, Dogberry, Don John, Don Pedro, Friar Francis, Hero, Leonato, Margaret; identify the conventions of Elizabethan comedy, as illustrated in Much Ado About Nothing; analyze Shakespeare’s use of language, including blank verse and prose, devices (e.g., metaphor, allusion, apostrophe, metonymy, etc.), dramatic conventions (e.g., soliloquy, aside, subplot, etc.); and trace themes in the play (e.g., social conventions are often at odds with authentic communication, people are often more concerned with appearances than with reality). 70 pages. ©2007.

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