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1

what is happening in the beginning of the act

R and G are reporting to the king that hamlet's madness is crafts

2

who does hamlet invite to watch the players because he is joyful of them

gertrude and claudius

3

"with all my heart; and it doth much content me
to hear him so inclined"
speaker?
FL>

claudius
irony

4

"The harlot's cheek, beautied with plastering art,
Is not more ugly to the thing that helps it
Than is my deed to my most painted word"
speaker?
what type of imagery?

claudius
art imagery

5

what is the outrageous fortune in to be or not to be

uncle murdered father and married mother

6

what is take arms against a sea of troubles in to be or not to be

suicide

7

what is sea of troubles in to be or not to be

what life is bringin him

8

what ends all heartache?

sleep- death

9

however, when we die, what type of ______ will we have

dreams

10

who is the oppresor in to be or not to be

claudius

11

what is "law's delay" in to be or not to be

killing people who kill my father

12

what is "quietus" in to be or not to be

peaceful end

13

what is "bare bodskin" in to be or not to be

an unsheathed knife

14

what are fardels in to be or not to be

hardships

15

"who would _____ bear"

fardels

16

what is the undiscovered country which no one can come back from

death

17

two of hamlet's character flaws

conscience
thought

18

"enterprises of great pitch" represents

action

19

"and moment with this regard their currents turn awry and lose the name of action" means

no action

20

orisons =

prayers

21

what does ophelia give back to hamlet

"senior ring"

22

"and with them words of so sweet breath composed
as made the things more rich. Their perfume lost"
speaker?
listener?
meaning?

ophelia to hamlet
ophelia gave back hamlet's "senior ring" saying he was nice when he first gave it to her but now he has turned cold

23

why does hamlet tell ophelia to go to a nunnery

so she won't be able to breed

24

"where's your father"
speaker to who
meaning

hamlet to ophelia
hamlet knows that polonius is spying

25

"I have heard of your paintings too"
speaker to who?

hamlet to ophelia

26

"the courtier's, soldier's, scholar's, eye, tongue, sword,
the expectancy and rose of the fair state
the glass of fashion and the mould of form"
speaker to who>
meaning?

ophelia to hamlet
describing prince of denmark

27

wantoness =

lack of morals

28

"like sweet bells jangled out of tune and harsh,
that unmatch'd form and feature of blown youth
blasted with ectasy"
speaker to who?
meaning?

ophelia to hamlet
what hamlet is now

29

paint imagery represents the theme of

apperance v.s. reality

30

what other type of imagery is present

music imagery

31

what does claudius think about hamlet after watching him and ophelia

that hamlet isn't lovesick, but suspicious.

32

what does claudius want to do with hamlet

send him to england

33

appearance vs. reality of claudius wanting to send hamlet to england

app- clear his mind, collect tribute
reality-murder

34

what does polonius decide at the end of scene 1

that he will spy on hamlet when he is talking to gertrude

35

"it shall be so
madness in great ones must not unwatch'd go"
speaker?
fl>

claudius
ironic- the king should be watched

36

how many scenes are in this act

4

37

"it out-herods herod"
speaker?
meaning?

hamlet to actors
if you/re playing herod, just play herod, be realistic

38

hamlet's advice to actos

be realistic, imitate humanity

39

"to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature"
speaker?
meaning?

hamlet to actors telling how to act

40

who does hamlet choose, why?

horation
level- headed
he takes whatever fate is thrown at him
he can't be played upon like a pipe

41

"that theyy are not a pipe for fortune's finger"
spekaer to who/

hamlet to horatio

42

"the lady doth protest too much, methinks"
speaker?

queen-

43

who is the mouse

claudius

44

jove =

jupiter/ king hamlet

45

peacock, pajock =

claudius

46

how did claudius leave the theater

runnign out, calling for light, the darkness (guilt) overwhelmed him

47

roman emperor who murdered his mother

nero

48

who are now yes man to claudius

r and g

49

why are r and g yes man to the king

protecting king
uses wheel with spoke metaphor
if one spoke gets out of place, disaster everywhere

50

what will r and g do

tie hamlet up

51

"It is as easy as lying"
meaning?

hamlet to r and g, he's getting tired of them

52

when is the technicial climax

act 3 scene 3

53

why will hamlet be taken to england

he's dangerous when he's mad

54

"since nature makes them partial"
speaker?
meanign?

polonius about hamlet and mother, how mother might become partial to her son and lie to the king

55

"were thicker than itself with brother's blood is a reference to

cain killing abel

56

"is there not rain enough in the sweet heavens
to was it white as snow"

king
reference to macbeth

57

"may one be pardon'd and retain the offence"
speaker?
meanign?

king
can he pray out of sin while keeping crown

58

words of technical climax

Up sword- hamlet

59

"My words fly up, my thoughts remain below.
Words without thoughts never to heaven go"
spekaer?
meaning

king
there was no sincere prayer, he couldn't

60

primal means

first brother murder

61

two times to prayer

before and after

62

why does hamlet not kill claudius

he sees claudius praying, he does not want claudius to go to heaven.

63

how does polonius get poetic justice

live by spying, die by spying

64

"I took thee for thy better"
speaker to what

hamlet to polonius's dead body

65

who is compared to mildew and a moor

claudius

66

"this visitation
is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose"
speaker?
blunted purpose?

ghost
telling hamlet that he is supposed to be killing claudius

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