English 12H Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2 Quiz

Quote the line in which Claudius names his successor to the throne? “You are the most immediate to our throne.”
Write an example of a pun from Act One Scene Two A little more than kin, a little less than kind
To whom it is Claudius sending a letter? uncle of young Fortenbras
How long has King Hamlet been dead? two months
Who does Claudia say is as important to him as the hand is to the mouth? Polonius
To be or not to beThis is…A. a classical allusionB. a simileC. a metaphorD. verseE. none of the above E. none of the above
Why thou sayest sois an example ofA. Older EnglishB. a simileC. classical allusionD. verseE. word or line reversal A. Older English
The Shakespearian term for stage whisper isA. a soliloquyB. a simileC. a monologueD. verseE. none of the above E. none of the above
Why she would hang on him as if increase of appetite had grown by what it fed onwhat does the “it” mean? Gertrude’s love for Claudius
My father’s brother, but no more like my father thsn I to HerculesWho is speaking? Hamlet
Name a literary device Shakespeare is employing. Metaphor
Name another literary device used in the same line. Classical allusion
Claudius asks”what wouldst thou have, Laertes?” What does Laertes want? To go to France
Line 133 has Hamlet referring to his flesh as “sulllied.” Name another word that is sometimes used here in different versions of the play Solid
“The line when King insults Hamlet’s masculinity “Tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet.

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