The Comedy of Errors
Lesson plans and teaching resources

For introductory, background and other resources, try Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Age . For links to other plays, try the Shakespeare Main Page.

The Building Blocks of Comedy
The Folger Shakespeare Library offers this video (4:27) about stock characters, plot devices, mistaken identity, puns It refers specifically to The Comedy of Errors .

The Comedy of Errors in 30 seconds
This YouTube video offers a synopsis of the play in 2 minutes.

The Comedy of Errors
Synopsis, pictures, word study, map, background information, analysis of comedy, and more. Access to this 13-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

The Folger Shakespeare Library offers video, which runs 3:32. It opens with a rapped plot summary, then moves on to discuss couplets, slant rhyme, and internal rhyme using examples from A Comedy of Errors . The video runs 3:32.

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