Why shakespeare should be read as well as seen shakespeare is not all about the stage - and he doesn't always have to be shaken up and made 'fun' either stanley wells. Shakespeare should be taught in schools because it is an example of amazing play-writing, and it is a part of history that should not be ignored it can even be enjoyable to some people this post has no tag. The debate around whether shakespeare and other classics such as to kill a mockingbird and lord of the flies should be replaced in the classroom - because they may not reflect the student. There should certainly be some shakespeare taught at a-level, but not at the expense of other writers it's like he's the default writer from what i can recall, when i was doing gcse's we had to study one poem, one book (hardy's far from the madding crowd) and one shakepeare. People should be what they appear to be if they're not honest, they shouldn't look like they are.
Essay on why should students study shakespeare in school 590 words | 3 pages simply stated, students should study shakespeare's works in school because of the incredible value within them. I do not believe that i am cheating my students because we do not read shakespeare i do not believe that a long-dead, british guy is the only writer who can teach my students about the human condition. Recent governments have decreed that shakespeare is so key to our national identity and intelligence that he should be studied by all the children in a specific year group great, you might say.
I think there should not be so much books on death there should be 1 or 2 with no controversial or sad themes as it is depressing to read scence 2 act 2 the killing of duncan act 3 scene 3 another killing it is so depressing. This talk is not just for those who stay up at night saying to themselves, to read shakespeare or not to read shakespeare, that is the question although i've focused my lecture on reading shakespeare, the same question can and should be asked across the board: why study science. The idea of not teaching shakespeare works — with their insights into the human condition — is anathema to many english teachers i do not believe i should do something in the classroom. 4 reasons why kids should study shakespeare july 6th, 2016 by anna michaelidou be not afraid of greatness some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.
Shakespeare lives in his words, so to divest those words from the story leaves a kind of airy nothing, a void which has to be shaped and filled it is, frankly, daunting. Because the world has changed radochonski quoted shakespeare is 400 years old, and all of his plays are difficult to understand, not necessarily because of the way he talks, but because some the references are way outdated should should not many claim shakespeare is not literature. Children as young as five should be exposed to shakespeare, according to the artistic director of the royal shakespeare company, who believes the plays can teach important life lessons. Should william shakespeare be taught in africa's schools and universities it's a question that emerges, sometimes flippantly and sometimes in earnest, when conversations about post-coloniality and decolonisation turn to literature and culture.
Anyone who doesn't believe that should watch the 2009 british film an education, based on the book by the same name the best line in the film is when the pretty, book-smart but naive schoolgirl. Many students at phs agree that shakespeare should be taught in the classroom shakespeare has a pinch of culture and shows many forms of thoughtful ideas through comedies, tragedies, and romances, believes junior alexis strachn. Sir ian mckellen said that people should not bother to read shakespeare the lord of the rings actor said that he believed shakespeare's plays should instead be watched live in the theatre, in. If the instructions do not say they require/prefer shakespeare, then i think you really should not do shakespeare many schools ask for a classical monologue but the ignorant people only know one classical playwright, that's shakespeare.
Although shakespeare should not be forgotten, his works should simply be set aside for those interested in such a thing to discover instead schools should be focusing on discovering modern works and talents in studies such as literature to teach their students, which students would perhaps enjoy learning and analysing. I think the shakespeare requirement should be an option, or shakespeare should be included in a course with other authors of the same time period, as to give an english majors more of a taste for a broader variety of authors before sending them out into the world. None of this means that people should not read and view shakespeare we do not need to grasp every word in order to have an optimal literary experience with shakespeare it only adds a note of realism to what we can reasonably expect of the reading public, including ourselves.
Why should we study shakespeare william shakespeare is probably the most important poet and playwriter of the english literature in my opinion we should study him because with his popular plays he became one of the founder of the modern culture and he has been able to make popular society enjoy the complexity of his plots and his characters. To my students' surprise and premature glee, i tell my students, no, you don't have to study shakespeare however, like all curriculum, the reasons to not study shakespeare in an english curriculum must be carefully researched, supported, and presented. Shakespeare's work should still be studied in high school not only is he as a person a part of our history, but his works is as well many theatrical play writes, directors, and even theatrical teachers use his works as reference and inspiration.