Today, you’ll be reading act 4, scene 1 aloud in class, and you and your classmates will take the parts of the characters. This is a short but very important scene because it shows the true mettle of all the characters: who believes the scene’s terrible rumor and who does not tells us a lot about the characters.
But before you begin, consider rumor. Take a look at these famous sayings and poems about how it impacts people’s lives.
- Record your initial thoughts about these rumor readings.
- Do any of them sound familiar to you? Why is that?