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Hamlet prince of Denmark, son of the late king Hamlet and Gertrude
Queen Gertrude widow of King Hamlet, now married to Claudius
King Claudius brother to late king Hamlet, also murdered him
Ophelia sister of Laertes and daughter of Polonius, love interest of Hamlet
Laertes brother of Ophelia and son of Polonius
Polonius father of Ophelia and Laertes, advisor/counsellor to king Claudius
Reynaldo servant to Polonius
Horatio Hamlet’s friend and confidant
Yorick former jester, Hamlet finds his skull and changes his life around
Voltemand, Cornelius, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, Osric, Gentleman, a lord courtiers at the danish court
Francisco, Barnardo, Marcellus danish soldiers
Fortinbras King of Norway and a captain in the army of Norway
Gravedigger, 2 Messengers, Sailors, Gravediggers friend, and Doctor of Divinity Extra characters
What country are they in? Denmark
Where is the ghost of Hamlet’s father? Purgatory
Why do Claudius and Gertrude hire Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? To tell them how Hamlet is really feeling
Why doesn’t Hamlet kill Claudius while he’s praying? Because he wants him to go to hell and not heaven.
Hamlet speaks to the skull of ____. Yorick
What is the order of Claudius, Gertrude, and Hamlets deaths? Gertrude, Claudius, Laertes, Hamlet
Where does Hamlet go to school? Wittenberg
How old is Hamlet? 30
Claudius sends ____ to convince Hamlet to fight Laertes. Ozric
Fortinbras is from Norway
Whats _____ To him that he should mourn for her? Hecuba
How do Rosencrantz and Guildenstern die? Hamlet forges a letter telling the english people to kill them.
Why does Claudius originally not want Hamlet to go back to college? Because his mother is going through an emotional time and she needs him nearby, as well as the fact that he has a filial obligation to be next in line for the throne.
The gravedigger interchanges the word DAMNATION with _____. SALVATION
Before he dies, Hamlet appoints _____ to be the next king of Denmark. Fortinbras
How did Claudius kill Hamlet? By putting poison in his ear
“DESOI LOGOI” greek idea that everything is two sided,so there is no right or wrong
Mimesis Imitation
Peripeteia Reversal
Anagenesis Recognition
Catharsis purging of pity and fear
“ATE” delusion
Morra Fate
Hamartia Fatal Flaw
Aristotle’s definition of tragedy summary tragedy is the process of imitating an action with serious implications
1st soliloquy Claudius has told Hamlet to stop grieving for his father, and hamlet says he wants to die and he feels like his flesh is gonna melt
2nd soliloquy This is after Hamlet speaks to the ghost, he talks about how he is anguished and the globe of his mind (also representing the globe theater). He says he will forget what he has learned and read and will be devoted to revenge.- villan villan smiling damned villan is in this
3rd soliloquy describes the murder of hecuba during the fall of troy, chastes himself for not murdering claudius. Thinks of putting on a play to prove Claudius’ guilt
4th soliloquy to be or not to be…
5th soliloquy after hamlets interaction with ophelia, claudius just decided to send him back to england, and in the soliloquy he decides that he must enact revenge now
6th soliloquy cant kill claudius cuz hes praying and he doesn’t want him to go to heaven
7th soliloquy just talked with fortinbras, realizes how stupid their war is, and realizes how the war he is waging against claudius is far more important

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