watch the BBC production of The Tempest,. Since the play is in 17th-century verse (iambic pentameter), you may find listening to the actors speak rather than just reading the lines will likely help you follow the play more easily. You can access this video through Amazon Prime (be sure to watch the BBC 1980 version) just type The Tempest BBC in the Search. but login to this website first by using this account,
as you watch, take notes on the basic elements of the play: characters, plot, setting, irony, language (imagery, as well as verse/poetry vs prose – who speaks which and when)
next, watch and take notes on the lecture “Shakespeare’s Farewell to Art
“CHAPTER23. The Tempest – Shakespeare’s Farewell to Art”
complete the worksheet, use your own words. You could quote a short phrase or section if the lecturer’s words are distinctive, something you might not be able to put into your own words or something that is expressed very well. Remember to put these in quotation marks.