Synopses & Reviews
Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, All's Well That Ends Well has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.
This text encourages students to participate actively in examining the play, to work in groups as well as individually, to treat the play as a script to be re-created and to explore the theatrical/dramatic qualities of the text. The editorial comments aim to cater for pupils of all ages.
Part of a series. Contains the complete script for the play as well as a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words, and a wide range of classroom tested activities to help turn the script into drama.
The Cambridge School Shakespeare Series approaches the plays in a new way, by encouraging students to actively examine them, working in groups as well as individually, and to treat them as scripts to be re-created, with theatrical and dramatic qualities to explore.
An active approach to Shakespeare in the classroom.
Table of Contents
List of characters; All's Well That Ends Well, What's All's Well That Ends Well about?; Helena - an actors' and critics' forum; Social class, gender, age and power; The language of All's Well That Ends Well; An actor's approach to All's Well That Ends Well; Staging your production; William Shakespeare.