Coriolanus

READING:

Themes:

honor, public service and the warrior spirit, mothers and sons, desire for power, loyalty, class interests, vengeance, politics in times of war

Key Passages:

I.1.125-139

I.1.165-186

I.1.247-267

I.3.1-25

I.6.66-76

II.1.238-248

II.2.81-121

II.3.111-123

III.2.1-23

IV.4.12-26

IV.5.69-151

IV.6.227-244

IV.7.28-57

V.3.22-37Key Passages:

Act III, Scene 1, 90-111: Coriolanus to the Patricians

Act IV, Scene 5, 66-102: Coriolanus' Pledge to Aufidius


Video:

New Ralph Fiennes adaptation trailers:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsYrGIQnmxo

http://www.reuters.com/video/2011/10/17/fiennes-wows-at-coriolanus-uk-premiere?videoId=223397588

 

 

© Hank Edmondson 2012