Hamlet Soliloquy quiz

Hamlets 1st soliloquy quote ( act 1 scene 2) ” O, that this too too solid flesh would melt”
Key points of hamlets 1st soliloquy – he wishes he would die- he wishes to commit suicide, but its against god’s law.
Rhyming couplet hamlets 1st Soliloquy ” till then sit still, my soul. Foul deeds will rise. Though all the earth o’erwhelm them to men’s eyes.”
Hamlets 2nd Soliloquy quote? ( act 1 scene 5) ” O all you host of heaven! O earth! What else!”
Hamlets 2nd soliloquy key points – he is very angry- hamlet has only one focus/ one track mind- he is a monomania and nothing else matters.
Hamlets 3rd Soliloquy quote?( act 2 scene 2 ) ” o, what a roque and peasant slave I am”
Hamlets 3rd Soliloquy key points – he scolds himself for having less emotion than an actor-calls himself a coward, thinks too much and acts to little.-he has ample justification for revenge against claudius -hamlet will set a trap, he will have the actors perform a play featuring how claudius killed Old king Hamlet
Hamlets 3rd Soliloquy rhyming couplet ” abuse me to damn me. Ill have grounds more relative than this. The play’s the thing wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king”- the play will reveal King Claudius sins.
Hamlets 4th Soliloquy quote ( act 3 scene 1 ) ” to be or not to be- that is the question”
Hamlets 4th Soliloquy key points – universal doesn’t use I -to live or die, should we surrender or have war vs ” the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune” -humans wish for death but fear what is to come. Death is the undiscovered country” no travelers return”-he expresses mankind fear of external judgement – he expresses mankind external conflict thought vs action
Hamlets 5th Soliloquy quote? ( act 3 scene 2 ) ” it’s now the very witching time of night”
Hamlets 5th key points – hamlet is very angry at his mother- he wants to kill her out of his rage, but will not Allusion to Nero- roman emperor who killed his mother – hamlet doesnt want to become him. ” I will speak daggers to her, but use none”
Hamlets 5th soliloquy rhyming couplet ” how in my words somever she be spent, to give them seals never, my soul, consent!”
Claudius’ first soliloquy quote ( act 3 scene 3) ” O, my offense is rank, it smells to heaven”
Kings first soliloquy key points – what he did he knows is horrible, he believes the heavens know.- his guilt is taking his plan to rule- he believes there is not enough forgiveness in the heavens to forgive his sin- you can get out of the law on earth, but the heavens will always know ( god)
Hamlets 6th Soliloquy quote ( act 3 scene 3) ” Now might I do it pat, now a is a praying, and now ill do’t. And so a goes to heaven”
Hamlets 6th soliloquy key points – talking about killing Claudius but doesn’t want to kill him write after he prayed because he wants Claudius to go to purgatory, not heaven.
Hamlets 6th soliloquy rhyming couplet ” As hell, where to it goes. My mother stays. This physic but prolongs thy sickly days. ” – hamlet will not have respect for his mother as long has she is married to Claudius. ( disease)
King’s second Soliloquy quote ( act 4 scene 3) ” and England if my love thou hold’t at aught”
King’s second Soliloquy key points – the danish sword wounded England – Denmark is stronger than England- king says b/c of this England will do what he wants – Claudius will send letters to the king of England, saying to kill hamlet.
Kings second soliloquy rhyming couplet ” for like the hectic in my blood he rages, and thou must cure me. Till I know ’tis done, howe’er my haps, my joys will ne’er begin.” – until hamlet is dead, the king will not be happy.
Hamlets 7th soliloquy quote ( act 4 scene 4 ) ” how all occasions do inform against me and spur my dull revenge”
Hamlets 7th Soliloquy key points – hamlet compares himself to fortinbras – Fortinbras and his army are willing to fight and die for a patch of land, but hamlet is unwilling to die
Hamlets 7th soliloquy rhyming couplet ” O, from this time forth, my thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!”- he needs to push aside all further thoughts and be a man of action.

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