Hamlet Quotes and Shakespeare Notes

“Frailty thy name is woman.” Hamlet
“Taint not thy mind, nor let thy soul go against thy mother.” The Ghost
“This above all else, to thine own self be true.” Polonius
“Exchange forgiveness with me noble Hamlet, Mine and my father’s death come not upon thee, Nor thine on me.” Laertes
“My lord, I have remembrances of yours that I have longed long to redeliver.” Ophelia
“My words fly up, my thoughts remain below:/words without thoughts never to heaven go.” King Claudius
“The rest is silence.” Hamlet
“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance…and pansies, that’s for thoughts.” Ophelia
“Drink, the drink, I am poisoned.” Queen Gertrude
“Goodnight sweet prince.” Horatio
“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”? Marcellus
“And let me speak to the yet unknowing world/How these things coma about. So shall you hear/ Of carnal, bloody and unnatural acts.” Horatio
“Let four captains/Bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage;/For he was likely, had he been put on,/ to have proved most royal.” Fortinbras
“A pestilence on him for a mad rogue! A poured a flogon of/ Rhenish on my head once. This same skull, sir, was Yorick’s/ scull, the King’s jester.” The First Clown
Other names for Shakespeare? The Bard of Avon, The National Poet of England, The Greatest Writer in the English Language
Where was Shakespeare born? Stratford-on-Avon, England
When was Shakespeare born? April 23, 1564
When did Shakespeare die? April 23, 1616
Shakespeare married ______________ in ______. Anne Hathaway, 1582
In they had kids. True
Shakespeare lived during the ____________. Renaissance
Blank Verse Unrhymed iambic pentameter, the way the nobles would talk
Prose Informal, porter, Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking scene

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