Hamlet Act 5, Scenes 1-2

What do the gravediggers say about Ophelia’s burial? If she is a suicide, so she should not be buried in the church yard
Who is “poor Yorick?” The King’s jester, now dead
As the funeral procession makes it way through the graveyard, Hamlet notices that there are “maimed rights.” What does that signify? That the person died by suicide
When Hamlet first sees Laertes in the graveyard scene, what does Hamlet say about him? He is a noble youth
As Gertrude lays flowers at Ophelia’s grave, what did she say? She hoped Ophelia and Hamlet would marry
What happens between Laertes and Hamlet in the graveyard? They both jump into Ophelia’s grave and get into a fight
How does Gertrude die? She drinks poisoned wine meant for Hamlet
How does Laertes die? Hamlet kills him with a poisoned sword
How does Claudius die? He is forced to drink poisoned wine and is stabbed with a poison sword.
What happens to Horatio at the end of the play? He wants to kill himself, but Hamlet asks him to live.
At the end of the play, a messenger arrives from England with news. What is this news? Rosencrantz and Guildenstern have been executed
At the end of the play, who will rule Denmark? Fortinbras

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