Hamlet Test: Key Words

WITTENBERG WHERE HAMLET, HORATIO, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN STUDIED
ELSINORE WHERE THE PLAY TAKES PLACE
NORWAY FORTINBRAS IS THE PRINCE OF
POLAND WHERE FORTINBRAS CLAIMS HE IS ATTACKING IN ORDER TO REDIRECT THE PERSPECTIVE OF HIS UNCLE. AFTER RECEIVING MONEY FOR THIS PLAN, FORTINBRAS ATTACKS POLAND ON HIS WAY TO DENMARK
PROSE WRITTEN OR SPOKEN LANGUAGE IN ITS ORDINARY FORM
VERSE UNRHYMED IAMBIC PENTAMETER. NO RHYME
COCK CROW/MATIN WHEN THE COCK CROWS IS WHEN SPIRITS RETREAT, THE COCK OF A CROW SIGNIFIES MORNING WHICH IS THE END OF SPIRITS TIME TO ROAM
HYPERION TO A SATYR THIS IS HAMLETS COMPARISON BETWEEN HIS FATHER AND HIS UNCLE. HIS FATHER BEING THE HYPERION (GODLIKE) AND HIS UNCLE BEING A SATYR (BESTIAL)
HEBENON THE POISON USED TO KILL KING HAMLET
TRUEPENNY AN HONEST, TRUSTWORTHY PERSON.SPOKEN BY HAMLET USED TO DESCRIBE KING HAMLET WHEN HE IS SPEAKING FROM UNDER THE STAGE. HAMLET IS QUESTIONING IF THIS IS WHAT KING HAMLET IS
BOY SPOKEN BY HAMLET USED TO DESCRIBE KING HAMLET WHEN HE IS SPEAKING FROM UNDER THE STAGE. REFERRING TO KING HAMLET AS A KID
OLD MOLE SPOKEN BY HAMLET USED TO DESCRIBE KING HAMLET WHEN HE IS SPEAKING FROM UNDER THE STAGE
WORTHY PIONER SPOKEN BY HAMLET USED TO DESCRIBE KING HAMLET WHEN HE IS SPEAKING FROM UNDER THE STAGE
OLD NORWAY’S PROMISE AND REQUEST REQUEST: KING CLAUDIUS HAS SUMMONED ROSEN. AND GUILD. TO SPY ON HAMLET AND REPORT BACK TO HIMPROMISE: THE QUEEN HAS PROMISED THEM COMPENSATION FOR THEIR SPYING AND ASSURES THEM THAT HAMLET’S OWN GOOD REQUIRES SERVICE
CHILDREN’S ACTING COMPANIES THESE COMPANIES POSED A THREAT FOR ADULT THEATER GROUPS AS THEY SPOKE OUT DURING ADULT PERFORMANCES
ANTIC DISPOSITION BIZARRE, IRRATIONAL OR THREATENING BEHAVIOR
HECUBA TROJAN QUEEN IN THE MURDER OF GONZAGA
NUNNERY WHERE OPHELIA CAN’T GET PREGNANT. HAMLET TELLS HER TO GO HERE
HAUTBOYS AN OLD FORM OF OBOE: A WOODWIND INSTRUMENT WITH A DOUBLE-REED MOUTHPIECE
DUMB SHOW GESTURES USED TO CONVEY A MEANING WITHOUT SPEECH; MIME. USED WITHIN THE PLAY IN HAMLET. DURING THE PROLOGUE
A VICIOUS MOLE OF NATURE (CENTER OF CORRUPTION) DRINKERY/DANESCLAUDIUS. HAMLET IS SPEAKING OF CLAUDIUS’ TRADITION OF STAYING UP ALL NIGHT DRINKING AND DANCING. THE VICIOUS MOLE OF NATURE IN THEM IS IN THEIR BIRTH, WHERE THEY ARE NOT GUILTY, SINCE NATURE CANNOT CHOOSE ITS ORIGIN

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