Everything you need to understand or teach Chushingura, the Treasury of Loyal Retainers by Takeda Izumo.
The Japanese puppet play Chushingura is a story of revenge. Moronao, a governor, pursues Lord Hangan's wife, leading Lord Hangan to violence against him. Lord Hangan is ordered to kill himself as punishment. Hangan's samurai, Yuranosuke, spends years destroying his reputation so that he can be in a position to take vengeance on Moronao.
As the play begins, four lords gather to celebrate the opening of a new temple and to...
Chushingura, the Treasury of Loyal Retainers: A Puppet Play Lesson Plans contain 117 pages of teaching material, including: