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Haney 10 Honors Shakespeare: Home


Assignment a 7-10 page MLA Literary Research Paper supported by 7-10 research souces, at least five of which must be academic critical studies of the plays you select. The paper should be typed, and double spaced, in Times New Roman 12 or Arial 10. 

Due Dates

Proposal: Friday, April 15



Bibliography: Friday, April 29

Bibliography of at least five sources, at least one of which is an academic critical study. 


Thesis & Formal Outline: Friday, May 13


Working Draft: Friday, May 27


Final Draft: Friday, June 2

Proposal Task

Choose a pair of Shakespeare's plays listed below and then: 

Write a one page proposal identifying the work(s) you will read, your reasons for choosing them, and, based on preliminary research and reading that you undertook, the literary critical approach that you might take with the plays. Mr. Haney must approve your choice before you proceed beyond the proposal. Any student who does not receive my approval or who fails to submit a proposal will be assigned an author and work(s) of Mr. Haney's choosing. 

The Plays

King Henry IV, part 1 King henry IV, par 2

King Richard II & King Henry V

King Lear Julius Caesar 

Coriolanus Macbeth 

Hamlet King Richard III

King Lear Othello 

All's Well that Ends Well As You Like It

Much Ado About Nothing & Twelfth Night 

The Taming of the Shrew Troilus and Cressida 

Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice 

Cymbeline &The Winter's Tale