Dividing the quote may highlight a particular nuance of the quote’s meaning. In the first example, the division calls attention to the two parts of Hamlet’s claim. The first phrase states that nothing is inherently good or bad; the second phrase suggests that our perspective causes things to become good or bad. In the second example, the isolation of “Death thou shalt die” at the end of the sentence draws a reader’s attention to that phrase in particular. As you decide whether or not you want to break up a quote, you should consider the shift in emphasis that the division might create.
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And thus, all of the art classes and art teachers were deemed unnecessary in the name of better scores and saving money. How about you keep the art teachers, give the students more time in the studio, AND do integration? Why do people leave it up to the classroom teacher to figure out a discipline that they have not been trained in? Guess what, parents? You are being ripped off if you think that arts integration will replace a real liberal arts education. Yes, math taught in the context of art will be more interesting to students because it is more visual and relevant. However, the classroom teacher will not understand the importance of how a particular skill is taught without proper training-specifically the self-portrait exercise pictured in the article (likely pulled from that teacher’s high school art experience). It is a confidence killer and should not be introduced at the elementary level (or any level, for that matter). As we careen head-long into a pathetic campaign to keep up with India and China in math education, I hope that some might start to recognize that our own strength as a country is our resilience, ingenuity, and creativity: all things learned in the studio.