Module A: Comparative Study of Text and Context
Elective 1: Intertextual Connection
Reinforcing the similarities and differences of concepts and values of two texts. Talk about their contexts.
Richard 3rd (16th century - 1400s)
21st century docudrama: Al Pacino's "Looking for Richard"
Comparative study of texts and contexts.
Finding the meanings of contexts.
KEY IDEAS: contexts, connections, perspectives and responding.
Look into the intertextual connections of both texts.
When you're looking at the context, you're looking at how and why Richard 3rd reflected their social and historical context. -> Why and how were these texts created?
CONTEXT: effect of social, historical and cultural texts. (What is the impact of if?)
Deformities = evil - Richard 3rd - the 'other'
CONNECTIONS: what do we learn by exploring the connections in texts? MUST include synthesis in writing. I.e. "can also be seen in/with" Looking at tests as pair and how they creating meaning.
How meaning shaped and reshaped. Ã¢ÂÂ¦ by considering connections. Direct/indirect link/referencesÃ¢ÂÂ¦ contexts and values.
PERSPECTIVE: How can we account for the cont. resonance or Richard 3rd? There are intertextual relationships. Difference context and readings of both texts. How did SP see Richard 3rd?
RESPONDING: How did you respond to the exploration of the 2 texts and their contexts? What meanings how you come up with the study of connections. After seeing the connections, you'll see the intertextual relationship. How are they different mediums? TECHNIQUES. Docudrama medium: enactments, body images etc. Despite they are different in language forms and features, the audience can see they are interrelating in the texts.
Contexts: SP had to portray Richard 3rd as a deformed, ugly villain because he was part of the time
How is Richard 3rd relevant?
Inner desire for power. 400 years later and it's still concerned.