Zhuge Liang as depicted by Takeshi Kaneshiro in the 2009 Film, Red Cliff (赤壁)
Part I: Zhuge Liang and (b)romance of the Three Kingdoms
Student presentation (Jerry Cao)
Part II: Project preparation
Scene #1 (Three Visits to the Thatched Cottage) Team:Scene #2 (Battle at Red Cliff) Team:
Homework: Assignment #303
Three Kingdoms-themed video game (left) and "shanzhai" (山寨) legos (right)
Today we will focus as much as possible on the “consider” questions from last night, which were:
Begin by turning to a partner to review your notes and highlight what you remember from these topics. In addition to sharing information or “answers,” we are also going to try to use these questions to build on other questions.
Next class we will focus on the interiority of the novel itself, including its plot and a focus on Zhuge Liang (諸葛亮), among its most popular characters.
Homework: Assignment #302.
Further notes added 10/7 by Mr. Hall:
Map of the Three Kingdoms:
What is important to note about the historical context of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguo 三國) period (220-280 CE)?