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   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (9) 8 :
8 ) Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare). [RL.9-10.9]

Subject: English Language Arts (9)
Title: Who Wrote It Better: Taylor Swift or William Shakespeare?
Description:

After reading William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, students study the lyrics and video of Taylor Swift's "Love Story" to analyze how she transformed the tragic Shakespearean drama into a love song with a happy ending.

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