If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to analyze and discuss the play's relationship to Hamlet and the various editorial liberties it takes to offer a new explanation of the source material.
Students will gain an understanding of the Theatre of the Absurd.
Students will be able to analyze a play as a work intended for performance, and understand the narrative differences between the impact a play has on the audience and the impact a novel has on the reader.
Students will be able to discuss the themes of death and free will, and other related concepts, in...