Flashcards in act 1 notes- hamlet Deck (61):
when does the ghost walk outt
what makes the ghost leave
rooster (calls for morning)
who is invited to try to speak to the ghost and why
horatio b/c he is a scholar
what language must be spoken to the ghosts
what is the name of the castle in denmark
who are watching guard in the beginning of the play
Bernardo and Francisco
why is the castle being guarded day and night?
Young Fortinbras has built an army of mercenaries and is ready to strike revenge.
how is the ghost dressed
in armor for war
"what might be toward, that this sweaty haste
Doth make the night joint- labourer with the day,
who is't that can inform me?"
3 reasons that the ghost walks
ghost may want to say something good
ghost may want to protect the land
ghost wants to reveal where treasure is buried
"the cock, that is the trumpet to the morn" what FL?
"so hallow'd and so gracious is the time" refers to
which way does the sun rise
king claudius is always paired with
flourish and trumpets
memory is green means
the death of hamlet is still fresh
"With mirth in funeral and with dirge in marriage" speaker?
-with joy in the funeral and sadness in the marriage, so close together. dirge is a funeral song
"The head is not more native to the heart,
Thehand more instrumental to the mouth,
than is the throne of Denmark to thy father"
King Claudius to Laertes
where does laertes want to go
back to college in Wittenberg, France
why did laertes come to Elsinore
for the crowning of Claudius
what does hamlet not like being called by the king
"A little more than kin, and less than kind"
hamlet about the king
what are things on the outside that indicate grief (4)
but are all within hamlet
suits of solemn black
who is the melancholy dane
where does hamlet want to go
wittenberg for college
why does the king not let hamlet go to college
he realizes that hamlet is an enemy and doesn't want hamlet to build an army so he keeps him close to keep an eye on him
"no jocund health that denmark drinks today"
"Or that the everlasting had not fix'd his canon 'gainst self-slaughter"
what activity by the king bothers hamlet
hamlet's soliloquy expresses his concern on 4 things:
judge women by his mother's weakness
upset by speed of marriage
upset by incest
what does hamlet think of women
that they are frail and that they need men
"hyperion to a satyr"
hyperion- king hamlet
"Fraility, thy name is woman"
"why she, even she,
O God! a beast that wants discourse of reason
Wuld have mourn'd longer"
who is Niobe
a mother who lost all her children
a satyr is a ___ creature
"the funeral baked meats did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables"
hamlet about the quickness of everything
what is scene 3 called t
the advice scene
why is laertes giving ophelia advice
doesn't want her to fall in love with hamlet as he is a prince and needs to marry a higher class
"his greatness weigh'd , his will is not his own;
or he himself is subject to his birth"
laertes to ophelia about hamlet
why does ophelia not listen to laertes advice
b/c laertes is about to go to college and will not follow his own advice
polonius to laertes advice: (5)
don't quarrel or pick fights
if in a fight- take care of yourself
dress well but don't be gaudy
do not borrow money
what bothers hamlet in the beginning of scene 4
"it is a custom
More honour'd in the breach than the observance"
about claudius's drinking and it is better to not follow the crowd
what does hamlet say about alcohol and virtues
if you're an alcoholic, you'll always be corrupt no matter how good you are.
some people have an addictive gene for alcohol.
first question from hamlet to the ghost
are you a good spirit or bad one
"I do not set my life at a pin's fee"
"something is rotten in the state of denmark"
what is the rotten thing?
claudius is the rotten thing
why does horatio not want hamlet to speak with the ghost
he is concerned for his friend and does not want hamlet to become corrupt or tricked
what is purgatory
where sins are purged away
who says that purgatory is a frightful scary place
"haste me to know't, that I, with wings as swift
As meditation or the thoughts of love,
May sweep to my revenge"
hamlet to king hamlet
hamlet will act fast
thought vs. action
how does the public think how the king died
died from snake bite while sleeping
how did king hamlet really die
uncle poured poison through his ear while he was sleeping
what did king hamlet lose
what is king hamlet most concerned about losing
his last rights
what does king hamlet order hamlet t odo
do not harm your mother
"in that distracted globe"
speaker to who?
hamlet to king hamlet
"That oe may smile, and smile, and be a villian"
hamlet to king hamlet
"hie et ubique"
here and everywhere
what does hamlet pretend to have
an antic disposition