Flashcards in Hamlet Quiz Deck (9):
What did renaissance humanism believe?
Humans are capable of deciding their own fate
When was Hamlet written?
When was it published?
Written - 1601
Published - 1602
What was the main religion in England at the time Hamlet was written?
Why were people fearful for England's future at the time Hamlet was written?
King James I was son of Mary Queen of Scots - who unsuccessfully tried to usurp the throne which led to her death in the Tower of London
What are the names which were used to praise queen Elizabeth?
The virgin queen
What led to the revival of revenge tragedy?
Senica's revenge tragedy which mocked the brutality of Roman Emperor Nero were found and translated into English
Name two features of tragedy
What relevant text does Aristotle write?