The Pointing Exercise
Updated: Aug 13, 2021
A&eV coach Anita, a high school junior, on the Princess monologue from Loves Labours Lost. Using a technique that assigns a location to each noun and pronoun, whole worlds of questions open up and Anita’s room gets covered in a ton of stickies. There’s no better way to pull apart the grammar of Shakespeare’s text and use it as a map for the “who, what, where, when and why” of your monologue.
Loves Labours Lost: Princess - Act II, scene i