Explore how literature reveals the complexities of being human in any one of the following prompts:
Prompt 1â€”Shakespeare Essay
Argumentative Essay or Multimedia Presentation
Does Shakespeare Still Matter?
Write or present a convincing argument with supporting textual evidence from the texts in the course, as well as others of your own choosing, as to why Shakespeare still matters or does not matter. Explain whether his writing reflects the human condition or not. Is Shakespearean literature still relatable today? Explain with reasons and textual evidence.
If writing: In an essay, convince your audience as to why Shakespeare still matters or does not matter. Does his writing reflect the human condition today? Explain your ideas clearly with two to three reasons why Shakespeare still is or is not important today.
Introduction (1st paragraph)â€”Start with a hook that grabs your readerâ€™s attention. Present a claim that tells your audience your positionâ€”Does Shakespeare still matter? Does his writing reflect the human condition today, and is his work still relatable? Give your two to three reasons. (3-7 sentences)
2nd paragraphâ€”Explain your first reason with textual evidence from sources (3-7 sentences).
3rd paragraphâ€”Explain your 2nd reason with textual evidence from sources (3-7 sentences).
4th paragraph (optional)â€”Explain your 3rd reason with textual evidence from sources (3-7 sentences).
Conclusion / final paragraphâ€”Summarize your main points in different words, and put emphasis on what you really wanted your reader to learn from your argument.
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