Acknowledgments; 1. Scene versus sequence in Shakespeare's plays; 2. The beat defined; 3. Ancillary beats: the interval beat, the interpolated beat, the linking beat; 4. Sequential beats: the introductory beat; 5. Sequential beats: the concluding beat; 6. Sequential beats: the intensifying beat; 7. The dramatic question; 8. Observing and meditating sequences; 9. Reporting and interrogating sequences; 10. Persuading sequences; 11. Disputing sequences; 12. Commanding sequences; 13. Sequences combined: the frame; Notes; Glossary; Index of sequences analyzed; General index.
In this book, Charles and Elaine Hallett invite the reader to follow the actions of Shakespeare's plays.