We’re back! A new HSC has started and so has the recommencement of our The English Staffroom Podcast. This first episode is a discussion about how the common module, Texts and Human Experiences relates to two key monologues from our prescribed text, The Merchant of Venice.
You will need to make sure that you have a copy of:
- The Common Module Rubric
- Shylock’s Hath a Jew Not Eyes? monologue &
- Bassanio’s The World is still deceived by ornament monologue
In the discussion, we also reference some key theories about the human experience including:
This discussion is best listened to if you already have an understanding of the play and we reference the Pop up Globe Theatre’s production, which is currently in Sydney. It is worth seeing a live version of theatrical recording to develop your understanding and enjoyment of the play.
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Image from page 20 of “Shakespeare’s comedy of the Merchant of Venice” (1898)