Blindness And Insight In King Lear

The concepts of blindness and sight are not explored by Shakespeare as physical qualities, but rather mental attributes. Blindness in characters exacerbates their ability to understand, causing misjudgement which leads to chaos in the play. This recurring theme of blindness and insight is portrayed primarily through Lear and Gloucester, who demonstrate that physical sight does…

Shakespeare London and the Black Death

The Black Death – victims die in 2 to 4 days -rats fleas carried the disease -once the rats died out humans became new victims Symptoms of the Black Death Include –          painful swelling       –    mental disorientation    –   vomiting –          bleeding                   –    high fever     –   desire to sleep (if they did, it was fatal) Began…

Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Domains

The Three Types of Learning There is more than one type of learning. A committee of colleges, led by Benjamin Bloom (1956), identified three domains of educational activities: Cognitive: mental skills (Knowledge) Affective: growth in feelings or emotional areas (Attitude) Psychomotor: manual or physical skills (Skills) Since the work was produced by higher education, the…