Tragedy and the Common Man

Tragedy and the Common Man

Playwright, Arthur Miller, discusses theories on why fewer tragedies exist today. He argues that common men and royalty are equally suitable subjects of and audiences for tragedies.\r\n<br><br>\r\n<i><u>Literature Set: Shakespeare's Tragedies (Text 3)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Shakespeare's plays. Assign this this text to students before they start reading one of Shakespeare’s tragedies. Have students evaluate the author’s arguments and the evidence supporting Miller’s claims.</i>\r\n<br><br>\r\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20Shakespeare%27s%20Tragedies%20Lit%20Set%20Guide%20%28

Arthur Miller

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,2,4
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