The English Teacher’s Guide to the Hamilton Musical: Symbols, Allegory, Metafiction, and Clever Language

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#ad - For die-hard fans of the show, or those mastering rhetorical terms, and the power of words, logic, it’s a delightful geek guide. In fact, musicals use all the rhythm and rhyme patterns of history’s top poets, and the literary skill of crafting characters and straddling genre. Yet here’s the list, from Absurdity to Zeugma, all defined through the clever wordplay of Hamilton.

Further, the rap battles reveal a list of logical fallacies and top argumentation strategies that could empower lawyers or speech writers at the level of this famed Founding Father. Going deeper, allusions, the book lists the themes, motifs, and so on of the show, revealing sneaky foreshadowing and subtle symbols.

The English Teacher's Guide to the Hamilton Musical: Symbols, Allegory, Metafiction, and Clever Language #ad - The high school or college english class offers a long list of technical terms: Symbolism, Allegory, Irony, Metafiction, Metaphor… With such a barrage, it can be tough to sort them all out.

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Who Tells Your Story?: History, Pop Culture, and Hidden Meanings in the Musical Phenomenon Hamilton

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#ad - As the musical extends a mirror of vibrant, passionate America, diverse, it captivates all who discover it. It’s the story of an immigrant, scrappy, “young, and hungry, ” who kicked off the Revolutionary War and built the central government of today. Within this book appears the musical’s backstory with many deeper insights.

. How do the schuyler sisters’ signature colors reveal their personalities? which stage equipment best amplifies the themes? What of the words like “Satisfied” and “My Shot, ” with so many double and triple meanings? Most importantly, we’ll explore how the show hauntingly echoes today’s political climate and hottest issues.

Who Tells Your Story?: History, Pop Culture, and Hidden Meanings in the Musical Phenomenon Hamilton #ad - Hamilton, the hip-hop rap musical, has revolutionized theater.

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Hamilton: The Revolution

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Fusing hip-hop, reveals the storytelling power of rap, pop, and the best traditions of theater, this once-in-a-generation show broadens the sound of Broadway, R&B, and claims our country's origins for a diverse new generation. Hamilton: the revolution gives readers an unprecedented view of both revolutions, from the only two writers able to provide it.

The book does more than tell the surprising story of how a Broadway musical became a national phenomenon: It demonstrates that America has always been renewed by the brash upstarts and brilliant outsiders, the men and women who don't throw away their shot. Their account features photos by the renowned frank ockenfels and veteran Broadway photographer, Stephen Sond­heim, leading political commentators, Joan Marcus; exclusive looks at notebooks and emails; interviews with Questlove, and more than 50 people involved with the production; and multiple appearances by Presi­dent Obama himself.

Hamilton: The Revolution #ad - Miranda, along with jeremy mccarter, a cultural critic and theater artist who was involved in the project from its earliest stages--"since before this was even a show, " according to Miranda--traces its development from an improbable perfor­mance at the White House to its landmark opening night on Broadway six years later.

A backstage pass to the groundbreaking, winner of the 2016 pulitzer Prize for Drama and Eleven Tony Awards, hit musical Hamilton, including the award-winning libretto, including Best Musical, behind-the-scenes photos and interviews, and exclusive footnotes from composer-lyricist-star Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Lin-manuel miranda's groundbreaking musical hamilton is as revolutionary as its subject, the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British, defended the Constitution, and helped to found the United States. In addition, miranda has written more than 200 funny, revealing footnotes for his award-winning libretto, the full text of which is published here.

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499 Facts about Hip-Hop Hamilton and the Rest of America's Founding Fathers: 499 Facts About Hop-Hop Hamilton and America's First Leaders

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Skyhorse #ad - You want a revolution? so did alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers!America has fallen in love again with Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers. Coast Guard. Mint and the U. S. The naval communication book he wrote was still being used by the US Navy and Coast Guard through the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Roger sherman of connecticut was one of only two Founding Fathers who signed the three bulwark documents of our republic: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of the Confederation, and the Constitution. Give props to this guy. By the time he was thirty, pleurisy, dysentery, George Washington had had smallpox, and malaria.

Readers will be left with a greater appreciation and deeper respect for these human beings who were just trying to accomplish the incredible: create the greatest nation in history. Skyhorse publishing, conspiracies, the jfk assassination, vikings, hitler and his henchmen, ancient Rome, the American Revolution, medieval times, the Third Reich, the American Civil War, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, gladiators, as well as our Arcade imprint, the old West, and much more.

499 Facts about Hip-Hop Hamilton and the Rest of America's Founding Fathers: 499 Facts About Hop-Hop Hamilton and America's First Leaders #ad - Here is a popping fresh collection of facts and forgotten trivia surrounding the american revolution and our forefathers – from those you’d expect George Washington, and Hamilton, of course to those you may never have heard of, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, but you probably should have who the heck was Rufus King?:Alexander Hamilton was born on foreign soil and became an American hero - the founder of the U.

S. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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The Unofficial Guide to Hamilton

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#ad - Get the inside scoop on broadway's biggest hit! the unofficial Guide to Hamilton is loaded with information about the show, insider secrets, the cast and the experience of attending the show! Get unbiased information, and tips for making the most of the Hamilton experience!.

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Where Was the Room Where It Happened?: The Unofficial Hamilton - An American Musical Location Guide

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#ad - It also includes information on other Alexander Hamilton related locations in the city that have no relation to the show. For example, richmond hill and morris-jumel mansion, and it includes images of these locations which may be historical images for sites that no longer exist, the book explains that the song Right Hand Man includes references to events that occurred at each of the Battery, a map and subway directions for visiting these sites.

And if you are in new york or new Jersey, this guide will help you visit these locations, with suggested itineraries, maps and subway directions. A great gift for any fan of the broadway show Hamilton or its songs, or anyone interested in Alexander Hamilton or Revolutionary-era history, regardless of whether they ever intend to visit New York.

The primary focus of this book is new york city and the immediate vicinity, a description of which historical figures from the show were ever at the site, an address, map and subway directions for getting to the site, the reader is given which songs occurred at the site, and for each New York City location in the book and some of the New Jersey locations, opening hours where relevant, and a brief history of the site with a focus on historical information related to characters from the show.

Where Was the Room Where It Happened?: The Unofficial Hamilton - An American Musical Location Guide #ad - In addition, but also that richmond hill was the residence of john adams during his vice-presidency and later was the residence of Aaron Burr, it explains that not only did Richmond Hill serve as George Washington's temporary headquarters and was the site where Washington first met Aaron Burr, before ultimately being razed and having a portion of the estate become a New York City historical district.

While the focus is new york city, nj, where the famous Hamilton-Burr duel occurred, the book also includes information on sites in New Jersey related to the show including Weehawken, including information on how to travel to these sites. This book should be useful both to out-of-town tourists visiting New York City and residents of the city, who may not be familiar with how the show ties into particular locations or with locations outside of the city.

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Alexander Hamilton

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Penguin Books #ad - A new york times bestseller, scandalized, the founding father who galvanized, inspired, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, and shaped the newborn nation. In the first full-length biography of alexander Hamilton in decades, inspire, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, and scandalize the newborn America.

Chernow’s biography gives hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804.

Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure. To repudiate his legacy, ” Chernow writes, in many ways, “is, to repudiate the modern world. Chernow here recounts hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.

Alexander Hamilton #ad - Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power.

His is a hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, Madison, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Monroe, Adams, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza.

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Fodor's Montreal and Quebec City Full-color Travel Guide Book 29

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Fodor's Travel #ad - New restaurants and hotels throughout montréal and québec city showcase the best options at different price points and categories•SPECIAL FEATURES: Itineraries suggest the best day trips and overnights in the two cities, and the feature “A Food-Lover’s Tour of Montréal” offers a culinary walking tour.

Also includes side trips from montréal to the laurentians, and the outaouais, the Eastern Townships, as well as Side Trips from Québec City to Île d’Orléans, Côte-de-Beaupré, and Charlevoix . Fodor's choice designates our best picks in every category•indispensable planning tools: a planner gives useful, practical overviews of important travel information•a calendar of events: helps visitors choose the best time to plan a visit around special festivals, parades, Outremont, Mile End and Little Italy; Parc du Mont-Royal; Cote-des-Neiges; Hochelaga-Maisonneuve; The Islands; Québec City Upper Town; Québec City Lower Town, and golf tournaments•GREAT ITINERARIES: help travelers make the most of their time•COVERS: Old Montréal and the Lachine Canal; Downtown and Chinatown; The Latin Quarter and the Village; The Plateau, and Québec City Old City.

Fodor's Montreal and Quebec City Full-color Travel Guide Book 29 #ad - This guide, captures the french-speaking cities' universal appeal, with rich color photographs throughout, from sidewalk cafés and Jewish delis to winter sports and traditional French cuisine. This travel guide includes:•pullout map: a handy take-along map provides added value, shopping, hotels, must-see attractions, giving travelers essential information so they can travel with confidence•ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE contains a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout Montréal & Québec City•UPDATED COVERAGE: Fully updated coverage of neighborhoods, nightlife, restaurants, and more.

Written by local experts, fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Montréal and québec city are treasured destinations for American travelers: a corner of France in North America. A feature on regional cuisine dishes up information on fantastic local fare•DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Montréal & Québec City offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit.

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Hamilton Songbook: Vocal Selections

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Hal Leonard #ad - 17 selections from the critically acclaimed musical based on Alexander Hamilton's biography which debuted on Broadway in August 2015 to unprecedented advanced box office sales. Our collection features 17 selections in piano/vocal format from the music penned by lin-manuel miranda, including: Alexander Hamilton * Burn * Dear Theodosia * Hurricane * It's Quiet Uptown * My Shot * One Last Time * Satisfied * That Would Be Enough * Washington on Your Side * You'll Be Back * and more.

Vocal Selections.

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