RL.1. Analyze a theme’s development over the course of a text. Analyze how a theme emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.
'Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee (2.1.32)
RL.2 Analyze what the text says explicitly. Analyze inferences drawn from the text. Cite specific textual evidence to support analyses
'I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? Or art thou butA dagger of the mind, a false creationProceeding from the heat-oppressed brain? I see thee yet, in form as palpableAs this which now I draw.Thou marshal'st me the way that I was going, And such an instrument I was to use. Mine eyes are made the fools o' th' other senses, Or else worth all the rest.' (2.1.44-57)
RL.4 Analyze the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
RL.4 Analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning Analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on tone.
Conclusion/work on adding 4 category level (on the rubric) to your project.
Figurative language Connotation Technical meanings
"Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams curse the curtained sleep" (2.1.49-50)