Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2

The King and Queen are receiving guests-Name them King Claudius and Queen Gertrude
What is relationship between King Claudius and Prince Hamlet? He is both is uncle and now, (step-) father!
What is relationship between Queen Gertrude and Prince Hamlet? She is his mommy (and sort of his aunt, now.)
Approximately how long have the king the queen been married when we first meet them? One month of wedding bliss
What event happened one month before the wedding? Death of King Hamlet
The King says that Hamlet’s behavior (mourning his father’s death) is wrong in several ways… Name the ways Unmanly, stupid, stubborn, against God, womanish
“Imperial Jointress” according to the King Queen Gertrude
The people of Denmark find the king and queen’s marriage inscestuous becuase…. In a Christian wedding ceremony, when a man and woman marry they become one flesh, making his brother (Claudius) her brother (and now her husband- like marrying her brother.. gross!)
Cornelius and Voltemand are asked by the King to deliver a message to whom? Uncle Fortinbras
A man that appears before the king to ask a favor. Laertes (son of Polonius)
What is the favor that Laertes asks that king? Return to France (he wants to go back to school)
” Seem sad? I don’t just seem sad; I am sad” Hamlet’s answer to the queen’s response about his father’s death.
Wittenberg Germany Where Hamlet and Horatio went to school before (and after) King Hamlet’s death
What request does the king make of Hamlet about returning back to school? He asks Hamlet not to go back there and stay home in Denmark. Gertrude agrees
“Let’s drink wine and shoot off cannons!” King Claudius response when Hamlet agrees to fulfill the king and queen’s request to not return to school.
Everyone else leaves and Hamlet delivers a long speech all alone on stage. This is called a/an. . . . soliloquy.
In this speech, Hamlet expresses his desire to. . . . kill himself.
Hamlet compares his father to. . . . Hyperion.
This figure was. . . . he Greek god of manly beauty.
Hamlet compares his uncle to. . . . a satyr- half man and half goat
Hamlet assumes that his mother married his uncle because of her. . . . desires.
Horatio, Marcellus, and Barnardo come to tell Hamlet about. . . . the ghost.
When Hamlet hears about this, he wants to. . . . go outside the castle between 11 and 12.
What does Hamlet think the fact that his father’s ghost has appeared means? Hamlet think it’s a bad sign

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