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Hamlet A05

Byron (19th century Romantic views) “Hamlet is a colossal enigma” A.C.Bradley “See him as powerless in his petty sphere of action” Peter Hall “Always on the brink of action, but this… disease of disillusionment, stops the final, committed action” David…

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Hamlet Act 3

What do Rosencrantz and Guildenstern say about hamlet and his madness? He’s smart about his madness and beating around the bush; he’s not answering their questions What does Gertrude wish is the cause of hamlet’s distress, in reference to Ophelia?…

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Hamlet Quotes

“Frailty, thy name is woman!” Hamlet to himself He is sick that his mother would get married so fast after his fathers death “Do not as some ungracious pastors do,/ show me the steep and thorny way to heaven whiles,…

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Hamlet Chronological Quotes

Theme: ReligionSpeaker: HamletMeaning: The ghost problem- is the ghost good or evil? Hamlet is unsure at first 1.4 “Angels and ministers of grace defend us! Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damned, Bring with thee airs from heaven…

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Important Hamlet Quotes

“Who’s ________?” – Barnardo There “_________, _________, ’twill not appear” – Horatio Tush, Tush “What art thou that _______ this time of night,Together with that fair and warlike formIn which the majesty of buried ________Did sometimes march?” – Horatio Usurpest,…

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Hamlet AO3

Mack Hamlet’s world is a world full of riddles Kott The genius of Hamlet consists, perhaps, in the fact that the play can serve as a mirror L.C. Knights Death is presented as a relaxing of tension and abandonment of…

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hamlet 1 part one (test friday)

ambiguous having more than one possible meaning apparition (n.) a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance arrant (adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant assail v. launch an attack or assault on auspicious tending to favor or bring good…

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Hamlet acts 2-4

Why does Polonius send Reynaldo to Paris? spy on Laertes how does hamlet look when he encounters Ophelia? shocked, pale, messed up what does the king, queen and polonius think is the cause of Hamlet madness? K: dad’s death, Q:…

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Hamlet Quiz – Act 1

Elsinore royal castle of Denmark – home to Hamlet Claudius Hamlet’s uncle and current King of Denmark Gertrude Hamlet’s mother Horatio Hamlet’s close friend, who studied with the prince at the university in Wittenberg. Horatio is loyal and helpful to…

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