Hamlet test

Voltemand Courtier at the Danish court. He gets word about Fortinbras
Rosencrantz Courtier at the Danish court, and ex-friend of Hamlet
Norway Homeland of Prince Fortinbras
Queen Gertrude The widow of King Hamlet. She is now married to Claudius
Polonius The father of Ophelia and Laertes, an councilor to King Claudius
Cornelius Courtier at the Danish court (corny)
Hamlet Prince of Denmark and son of the late King Hamlet and Queen Gertrude
Horatio Hamlet’s friend and confidant
Hyperion Mythical character Hamlet compares his father to (the sun god)
Guildenstern Courtier at the Danish court, and ex-friend of Hamlet that can’t play the recorder as well as he can lie
Francisco, Bernardo, and Marcellus Danish Soldiers
King Hamlet Murdered by Claudius
Fortinabras Prince of Norway
France Laertes’ homeland
Orisic Courtier at the Danish court, and refs the “game” between Laertes and Hamlet
Hebona Name of poison used to kill the late Hamlet
Wittenburg Hamlet and Horatio’s school
Frailty Characteristic Hamlet compares all women to
niobe Mythical character Hamlet compares his mother to. she wept endlessly for the death of her children
Denmark Homeland of Hamlet and where the setting takes place in the play
Two Clowns Gravediggers
Players Actors who perform “The Murder of Gonzago” which Hamlet calls “The Mousetrap” to Claudius
Reynaldo Servant to Polonius
The ghost Hamlet’s dead father
Francisco Guard who leaves during Act 1 Scene 1
Laertes the brother of Ophelia, and son of Polonius
Ophelia Hamlet’s girlfriend. She is sister of Laertes, and the daughter of Polonius
King Claudius Brother to the late King Hamlet

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