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Understanding Hamlet "Who\'s there?"

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Act I, Scene 1 Note Horatio\'s character Why the majority of the military arrangements? Renaissance convictions about phantoms and how man\'s activities influence nature Shakespeare\'s verse

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Act I, Scene 2 What is your early introduction of Claudius as a ruler? How can he disclose his hurried marriage to Gertrude? How can he manage the approaching assault by Fortinbras? What are his first words to Hamlet?

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Hamlet\'s first appearance Hamlet interchanges between two mind-sets: dangerous parody and internal despairing Outwardly ruinous: utilizes plays on words and affront How do the lord and ruler attempt to cheer him? To start with speech: internal despairing. How can he separate between his dad\'s adoration for his mom and his mom\'s affection for his dad? Does Hamlet have an Oedipus Complex? More emotional episodes when Hamlet welcomes his companions!

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Meet Laertes and his sister, Ophelia What kind of relationship do they have? What exhortation does Laertes give Ophelia before he comes back to class? Her response? Vocabulary: Prodigal libertine

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Polonius\' Advice What exhortation does he provide for Laertes? Celebrated Lines? What counsel does he provide for Ophelia? Her response? Discretionary Assignment from The People, Yes via Carl Sandburg Contrast Polonius\' recommendation (lines 59-81 on page 43) with guidance the father in Sandburg\'s ballad gives. It is safe to say that they are comparative? Distinctive? Which is better?

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Hamlet Meets the Ghost Shakespeare characterizes "the grievous defect" (lines 25-40) Corse=corpse Why do Hamlet\'s companions fear Hamlet talking with the apparition alone? Was Gertrude unfaithful while still hitched to Hamlet\'s dad? How did the late beyond words? What does the apparition need Hamlet to do about his mom? What promise does Hamlet make his companions swear? What is a " joke manner"?

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Act II, Scene 2 Meet Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Voltemond brings news from Norway Polonius has found "the very reason for Hamlet\'s lunacy" and starts to "dissuade." "Curtness is the spirit of mind" Note Polonius\' system for finding reality behind Hamlet\'s conduct. Focus on the meanings of his lingual authority!

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"Words, words, words" Hamlet presumes Polonius\' shrewd plans and chooses to have a great time. Note Hamlet\'s statement play as he puts on a "trick manner" and imagines not to perceive Hamlet. Yet again Hamlet utilizes plays on words and verbal incongruity as he swings to his apparently dangerous state of mind. Yet, Polonius will concede, "However this be franticness, yet there is technique in \'t."

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Fortune is a strumpet!

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To Hamlet "Denmark\'s a jail" "There is no good thing or awful yet supposing makes it so!" Why do Rosencrantz and Guildenstern raise the subject of desire while conversing with Hamlet? "What a bit of work is a man… " Man\'s duel nature: "the paragon of creatures" and "pith of clean."

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The Players are Here! Why does Hamlet tell Rosencrantz and Guildenstern he is "however frantic north-north-west"? "An old man is twice a kid." Who? And would might that mean? "Buzz, buzz" Jephthah: a Biblical figure who gives up his girl.

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Why does Hamlet need to hear a discourse from Virgil\'s Aeneid ? What do you think about The Trojan War? Which two nations battled in this war? What began the war? Who were the best legends of this war? How did the war end? Key names to recall: Priam, Paris, Achilles, Hector, Pyrrhus, Agamemnon, Menelaus, Helen, Hecuba, Odysseus

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"A Pyrrhic Victory" Why does Hamlet need to hear the discourse about Pyrrus looking for retribution against the father of the man who slew Achilles?

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"Morons and Madmen Speak the Truth." Act IV, Scene 5 Despite her frenzy, what truths does Ophelia uncover? Shroud=Burial article of clothing When distresses come, they come not single spies,/But rather in regiments." "That drop of blood that is quiet announces me charlatan." Cuckold=a man whose spouse is unfaithful Apostrophe: "O warm, go away my brains!"

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Next in Hamlet : Act IV, Scene 7 Claudius familiarizes Laertes with the genuine story… Claudius gives two reasons why he has not began criminal procedures against Hamlet. Claudius gets a letter from Hamlet in which Hamlet says he is "set stripped upon [Claudius\'s] kingdom." Why does Hamlet send this letter to Claudius?

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Elements of Revenge Tragedy Avenger must demonstrate culprit\'s blame Avenger confronts culprit of the wrongdoing and explains to him why he looks for retribution. Reprisal is "tit for tat. Justice fighter must familiarize everybody with the genuine story

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"The Plan" to murder Hamlet Lamond—the Frenchman Rapier—likewise called a thwart Unbated=unblunted Mounteback=quack specialist Unction=ointment Peruse=examine precisely What\'s the issue with this arrangement?

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"A lot of water hast thou, poor Ophelia… " What has happened to Ophelia? What is befuddling about the way Gertrude depicts what was the deal? Why may Gertrude adorn the narrative of Ophelia\'s demise?

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Act V, Scene 2 What happened to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? Horatio\'s response? How does Hamlet recapture his chivalrous stature in the last scene of the play? Motivation behind Osric? Relinquishing control: "Let be." Tragedy: At the exact instant Hamlet accomplishes an availability for a honorable life, his life is over.

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