Shakespeare facts and Act I Hamlet

what is the most dysfunctional couple in shakespeare Ophelia and hamlet
How does shakespeare use comic relief Makes fun of a character or himself
Hamlet is #___ of body list (naughty) out of all shakespeare plays #5
Hamlet is #____ of the bloodiest dramas out of all shakespeare plays #2
How many lines are in Hamlet 4042 lines
How many unique words are in Hamlet 4700
why dont the guards want to stand watch There is a ghost
What does a ghost mean in the play Bad things are to come/ foreshadowing
What is Horatio’s plan about the ghost To tell hamlet
Exit vs exuent Exit is 1 characterExeunt is all the characters leaving the stage
Aside The character is just talking to the audience and the other characters dont hear
The elder king is burried, his brother is marrying his queen, what now? The little brother plans to seek revenge and stop Fortenbras’s advance
What does Laertes ask the king To go back to school in France
What is a soliloguy designed to do To reveal the plot and show character emotion
Why is Hamlet sad His dad dies and his mom moved on fast
Examples of a mythological illusion
Who is Laertes sister Ophellia
Who is Ophelia’s brother Laertes
Why does Laertes disagree with ophelia and hamlet getting together He will only use her and he does not decide who he gets to marry because he is of higher class than Ophellia so he doesn’t want to see her heart broken
What is a very important speech in Hamlet Pleonius giving Laertes advice before he goes off to college
LINE ID: “This above all to thine self be true” Pleonius
Who is Laertes and Ophelia’s dad Pleonius
What advice does Pleonius give to Ophellia Stay away from Hamlet
LINE ID: “Something is rotten in the state of denmark” Marcellus
What does the ghost tell Hamlet He was murdered by his brother
LINE ID: “adieu, adieu, adieu. Remember me “ Ghost saying by to son
How was Hamlet’s father killed He takes his afternoon nap in the orchard every day and he was found dead so it was assumed a snake bit him but really his brother was behind it
What does Hamlet tell Marcellus and Horatio after the ghost thing Don’t tell a soul, swear on his sword, he tells them even though he might act crazy in the future dont lead on it (FORESHADOW)
Fadge meaning Work out
Flibbertigibbet meaning Demon
Geck meaning Fool
Hugger-mugger meaning Secrecy
Malapert meaning Rude
Ouph meaning Elf
Pickthank meaning Informer
Reechy meaning Grimy
Smatch meaning Taste
Vendible meaning Marketable
When was shakespeare born April 23, 1564
Where was william shakespeare born Stratford- upon- Avon
How many sonnets did shakespeare write 154
How many plays did shakespeare write 38
Who was Shakespeare’s parents William and Mary
What was Shakespeare’s family’s finnanicial status Mid class; afforded his grammar school
Who did Shakespeare marry and when? Anne Hathway 1582 when he was 18
How many children did will and anne have and what were the names 3: susanna, hamnet, and Juliet
Did will bring his family w him to London No he left them in Stratford
When did will write most of his sonnets 1590
What are some of wills tragedy plays Hamlet, Othello, and King Lear
Some works of shakespeare 12th night, henry V, Romeo and Julliet, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear, Othello
When did Shakespeare die April 23, 1616
What age was will when he died 52
Where was Shakespeare burried The Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford
Was Shakespeare famous in his own time Yes all over the British isles
What sort of education did Shakespeare have Traditional grammar school where he would have learned greek mythology and latin
Are there any descendants of Shakespeare alive today? No
Why did sakespeare leave his wife his 2nd best bed? Finnancial reasons (1st bed has lots of value)
Where were Shakespeare and Anne married Outside of own parish bc Anne is already 3 months preggo
What did Shakespeare do outside plays in London and family in Stratford We dont really know. Assumed he was butcher, lawyers clerk, investor, soldier, teacher…
Does Shakespeare have a middle name No
Was Shakespeare right or left handed We assume right handed bc his slant goes that way
What was Shakespeare’s dad’s job Glove maker/ merchant
Why are all of Shakespeare signatures spelt differently william shakespere has alot of letters so not alot of room to fit on line-> abbreviate
Was Shakespeare gay? Speculations

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