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Teaching Pyramus and Thisbe

Pyramus and Thisbe

Pyramus and Thisbe are a pair of ill-fated lovers whose story forms part of Ovid's Metamorphoses. \n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: Shakespeare's Comedies (Text 4)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Shakespeare's plays. This Greek myth includes themes and a narrative structure that is similar to Shakespeare’s plays. As students read, they will trace which characters wish to control or manipulate others and consider how Shakespeare drew upon Greek mythology in his works. Assign this text after students have read Act IV of one of Shakespeare’s comedies.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="

Thomas Bulfinch
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What do the characters' actions reveal about them and their decision making?
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone


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