Category Archives: English Through Drama, Fall 2006

  • Now It Begins

    Posted on September 10, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    Welcome! This is the page for my two English Through Drama courses. Because a lot of the material we will be working on, and assignments you will be performing, will be similar or the same, I’m using one page for both courses. I’ll differentiate between the two courses in this way: MW is for classes […]

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  • Handout #1, Week 1

    Posted on September 10, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    Here’s a copy of the handout I asked you to read before the first class on Week 2. MW class was asked to watch Lost in Translation before next class. TTH class will be asked to watch a movie by Week 3, due to the cancellation of class on Thursday for the University Festival.

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  • Recklessness, by Eugene O’Neill

    Posted on September 11, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    The first One-Act Play we will be studying is “Recklessness” by Eugene O’Neill. Please have this play read by Sept 18th (MW) / 19th (TTH). Print a copy for yourself, and make sure to bring it to class. We will talk about plot arc, character types, and story type (as discussed in the handouts for […]

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  • Student Info Sheet

    Posted on September 19, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006, Intermediate English Composition, Fall 2006, Popular Culture in English Speaking Countries, Fall 2006.

    Hi everyone. Some students still haven’t given me Student Information Sheets. I’ve run out, but some people still need the sheet. If you haven’t given me this sheet yet, please download it and print it out, and then fill it out and give it to me. Thanks!

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  • Second Handout

    Posted on September 19, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    Hi there. Sorry, I forgot to upload the second handout for you — the one dealing with types of stories and types of characters. Here it is. A reminder: you are supposed to have read Eugene O’Neill’s play “Recklessness” by our next class, which is: MW: Sept. 20th TTH: Sept. 21st (following a short discussion […]

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  • Questions for Discussing “Recklessness”

    Posted on September 27, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    Here are the questions I posed to the class, in order of discussion: Apply the “types” of characters and stories we discussed earlier this semester to the play. Who is the most sympathetic character?  Who is the least sympathetic character? Where are the “tension points” in this story — the moments when tension or anxiety […]

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  • Plays Ready

    Posted on November 20, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    I’ve spent the weekend editing your plays into shape, and now they’re ready. Here they are: English Through Drama MW: General Hospital Cat Story Darkness English Through Drama TTH: At Rose’s Place The Birthday Party Since I promised you that you would get a chance to see my one and only play written in Korean […]

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  • Dress Rehearsal, Tickets, and Your Final

    Posted on December 4, 2006 by mrgord in English Through Drama, Fall 2006.

    Your final exam is coming soon! We’ll have a dress rehearsal at N301 on Monday, December 4th. Everyone is expected to be there.I’ll be handing out tickets and posters for you to distribute at the dress rehearsal. If you need more, please feel free to download them and print them. Poster Tickets Poster as a […]

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