Hamlet Final

Horatio´s long speech provide a) plot summary b)character development c)Exposition d) suspense e)rising action C) Exposition
In the clause, ¨which had returnd/ to the inheritanc eof fortinbras/ had he been vanquisher¨ the two hads mean would have… if (he) had
The ¨valiant hamlet¨ mentioned in line 20 is the… Ghost that has appeared
Horatio believes the information he gives is important because It explains why the ghost has appeared
All of the following are signs that denmark is in a state of alert except The ghost of the former king has been seen
Clausius transition from you to thou when talking to laertes indicates familiartiy with laertes
claudius use of first person plural throughout this scene is a sign of his status as king
The phrases mirht in funeral and dirge in marriage are examples of oxymoron
Hamlets response to claudius ¨not so my lord i am too much in the sun¨ contains which of the following figures of speech Pun
Hamlets response to his mothers rebuke introduces the theme of Appearance versus reality
Another theme introduced in the above speech is the art imitating life/ life imitating art
Claudius offers all of the following as criticisms of hamelts frief except Death is common and grief is irrational
When claudius tells laertes in lines 52-53 the head is not more native to the heart the hand more instrumental to the mouth than is the throne of denmark to thy father he is admitting that polonius is the real power behind the throne
Rather than his stated reason, it would have been more appropriate for laertes to return to denmark to attend hamlets fathers funeral
claudius refusal to allow hamlet to return to wittenberg shows his distrust of hamlet
the primary purpose fo this entire soliloquy is to provide plot exposition
the lines so excellent a king, that was, to this/ hyperion to a satyr, contain what figure of speech Analogy
the lines tis an unweeded garden/ that grows to seed provide an example of Metaphor
This soliloquy introduces the theme of Hamlets desire for nonexistence
the most important piece of information revealed in this soliloquy is the short time between hamlets fathers death and his mothers remarriage
Personification the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Oxymoron a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Epistrophe a repetition of a word at the end of a sentence or successive clauses
asyndeton the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence.
Polysyndeton several coordinating conjunctions are used in succession in order to achieve an artistic effect.
Pun a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
Allusion an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Thematic idea of suicide death may bring the answers to Hamlet’s deepest questions, ending once and for all the problem of trying to determine truth in an ambiguous world.
define Existentialism a philosophical theory or approach that emphasizes the existence of the individual person as a free and responsible agent determining their own development through acts of the will.

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