Hamlet Quizlet

Marcellus, Barnardo and Francisco The officers who saw the ghost first
Horatio A good friend of Hamlet, from the university at Wittenberg, who came to Elsinore Castle to attend King Hamlet’s funeral.
King Hamlet Father of Hamlet, poisoned in ear by Claudius, first husband of Gertrude
What had Bernardo seen at a prior watch? The ghost of King Hamlet
Why does Marcellus think Horatio should speak to the ghost? He is a scholar and should know the proper way to address it
What does young Fortinbras want to do? He wants to regain the lands his father had lost.
Who do the soldiers/guards want to tell about the ghost? Hamlet
King Claudius brother of King Hamlet, murdered King Hamlet, wants to kill Hamlet, marries Queen Gertrude
Queen Gertrude Mother of Hamlet, Wife to Claudius and Hamlet, drinks poisoned cup
Laertes The son of Polonius, and has returned to Elsinore from Paris; brother of Ophelia
Polonius Claudius’s chief counsellor, and the father of Ophelia and Laertes.
Where does Claudius send Cornelius and Voltimand? He has written a letter to the King of Norway that he wants Cornelius and Voltimand to deliver. The King of Norway is Fortinbras’s Uncle. He is an old man who doesn’t know what Fortinbras is planning. The King of Norway has the power to stop Fortinbras from going to war.
What does the king tell Hamlet? That he should not grieve so deeply for his father’s death; it is time to think of other things.
Hamlet is upset for two reasons. What are they? His father had died, and his mother had remarried
What news does Horatio bring Hamlet? He had seen the ghost of King Hamlet

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