Madness in Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Hamlet (Act 2, Scene 2) “I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly.”
Gertrude (Act 3, Scene 4) “Alas, how is’t with you,That you do bend your eye on vacancyAnd with the incorporal air do hold discourse?”
Polonius (Act 2, Scene 2) “Though this be madness, yet there is method in ‘t.”
Claudius ( Act 3, Scene 2) “Madness in great ones must not go unwatched”
Polonius dies Ophelia goes mad when
Gain time to figure out what to do about his father Hamlet pretends to go mad to
His father’s Ghost Symbol of Hamlet’s madness
Flowers Symbol of Ophelia’s madness
Remembrance and fidelity Rosemary stands for
Thoughts and memories Pansies stand for
Horatio sees the ghost The Ghost is confirmed when
Hamlet speaks to the ghost in the bedroom scene Gertrude confirms Hamlet’s “madness” when
Ophelia possibly committed suicide Ophelia’s place in the graveyard is questioned because
Willow tree Symbol of Ophelia’s death
Hamlet is mad with love for Ophelia Polonius thinks Hamlet is acting strange because
“Antic Dispositon” What Hamlet calls his madness act
Ophelia (Act 4, Scene 5) “I would give you some violets, but they withered all when my father died.”
Ophelia’s grave Hamlet and Laertes fight in
Hamlet kills Polonius behind a curtain Polonius dies when
The Ghost might cause Hamlet to go mad Horatio warns Hamlet that
Francisco and Barnardo People who first see the ghost are
Hamlet has been sent to England because he is mad The gravedigger informs Hamlet that
Gravedigger (Act 5 Scene 1) “It was that very day that young Hamletwas born—he that is mad, and sent into England.”
Horatio (Act 1, Scene 4) “Assume some other horrible form which might deprive your sovereignty of reason And draw you into madness?”
Laertes (Act 5, Scene 1) “Hold off the earth awhile, Till I have caught her once more in mine arms.”
Hamlet should be killed in England Claudius orders in a letter that
The people delivering the letter are killed instead Hamlet changes the letter so that
Claudius and Laertes People who plot to kill Hamlet are
Flattery and adultery Fennel stands for
Innocence Daisies stand for

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