We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing we’ll assume you’re on board with our cookie policy

Hamlet Flashcards Essay Examples

Previous
Go to page
of 13
Next
Hamlet Act 1 Test

Hamlet Son of a murdered Danish king and nephew of present king (Claudius) Suffers mental anguish over death of his father, marriage of his mother to his uncle (and quite possibly suffers from an Oedipus complex) Torn by desire to enact revenge and his moral sense of right and wrong Claudius King of Denmark, Hamlet’s…

Hamlet Act 1 quotes

“Our sometime sister, now our Queen” Claudius in beginning speech “A little more than kin, and less than kind.” Hamlet in aside while with Claudius “Seems, madam! Nay, it is; I know not “seems” Hamlet to Gertrude “O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew.” Hamlet in…

Hamlet – Revenge Quotes

“Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” Ghost. Manipulation – not a loving relationship “What would he do, had he the motive and the cue for passion that I have?” Compares himself to the actor/wonders how actor would cope in his situation “Unpregnant of my cause” Has no desire for revenge Tennant genuinely questions himself…

GET EVEN A BETTER ESSAY

WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON Hamlet Flashcards ESSAY EXAMPLES SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU

Order now
Hamlet

Tragedy A literary work in which the protagonist meets an unhappy or disastrous end but faces the downfall in a heroic way. 7 parts of a tragedy Exposition, inciting force, rising action, climax (turning point), falling action, moment of final suspense, catastrophe Blank verse Unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter. Climax (Turning point) The point of…

Hamlet

1. Hamlet 2. Gertrude 3. Claudius 4. Polonius 5. Laertes 6. Ophelia 7. Rosencrantz 8. Guildenstern 8 people that die at the end what role did Polonius play as a character in a play years before? Julius Caesar who is Yorick (the skull) the court jester why won’t the Priest give certain religious rights at…

Hamlet

• Who joins Bernardo, the watchman, on his watch of the castle? Marcellus and Horatio. • What do Marcellus and Bernardo want to show Horatio? A ghost. • What proves to Horatio that the ghost is that of King Hamlet? His Armor. • How does Horatio explain the appearance of King Hamlet? He says it…

English 2H Act 3 & 4

What is Hamlet’s “to be or not to be” speech about? Hamlet questions whether it is better/nobler to be alive or kill himself, but he is ultimately scared of the uncertainty of death. What does Hamlet say about those who choose to live in his “to be or not to be” speech? He says that…

Act 3 of Hamlet

What is Hamlet contemplating in his famous “To Be or Not To Be” speech? Its about life and death and deciding on his revenge on his uncle King Claudius. What does he mean when he discusses what “dreams may come”? Death is being asleep for a long time and not being able to know what…

Hamlet Act II Literary Devices

“Give first admittance to the ambassadors; My news shall be the fruit to that great feast” metaphor “Whereon old Norway, overcome with joy, gives him threescore thousand crowns in annual fee, and his commission to employ those soldiers” metonymy (old Norway = substitute for uncle of Fortinbras) “Words, words, words” epizeuxis “Doubt thou the stars…

Hamlet

Who is the first character to see the ghost? Marcellus How is Claudius related to Hamlet before marrying Gertrude? He is the brother of Hamlet’s father, and therefore Hamlet’s uncle What does Laertes warn Ophelia against? Falling in love with Hamlet Who does the ghost beckon the second time he appears in the play? Hamlet…

Hamlet Act I

Bernardo, Francisco and Marcellus Who are the members of the King’s guard Hamlet’s close friend that studied with him at the University. He is very loyal to Hamlet. Who is Horatio? The father of Hamlet and the King of Denmark until he dies. He appears as a ghost at night. Who was King Hamlet? Bernardo…

HAMLET- Act 2, Scene 2

Summarise the events of the scene. Claudius and Gertrude greet Hamlet’s old friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, whom they summoned to Elsinore to figure out why Hamlet is so melancholy. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern happily agree to help. Polonius enters and says that he has figured out the cause of Hamlet’s lunacy. But, first, the ambassadors have…

Hamlet Act II Scene 1

At the beginning of Act 2, what does Polonius ask Reynaldo to find out? If his son is doing what he’s told Polonius gives Reynaldo very specific instructions about how to find the information he wants. What are those instructions: spy on In Act 2 Scene 1 why is Ophelia frightened? Hamlets actions In Act…

Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Act 1 Vocabulary

jocund merry or cheerful avouch to declare that something is true harrows ruins or defiles truncheon a club or baton used as a weapon sullied soiled or marked retrograde having the opposite effect apparition a ghostly figure moiety to give equal weight to something traduced to violate a trust privy to have secret information about…

Hamlet Act 5

1. What are the gravediggers debating over? Ophelia and suicide, and whether she should have a christian burial. 2. How does the gravedigger answer Hamlet’s questions? (lines 125-145) He doesn’t answer the questions at first, but makes plays on words. As if he is taking Hamlets questions literally. In lines 58-59 Hamlet gives a reason…

Previous
Go to page
of 13
Next

WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE IN Hamlet Flashcards

SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU FOR ONLY$16.38 $13.9/page
Order now

Our customer support team is available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST. If you contact us after hours, we'll get back to you in 24 hours or less.

By clicking "Send Message", you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy. We'll occasionally send you account related and promo emails.
No results found for “ image
Try Our service
online

Hi, I am Sara from Studymoose

Hi there, would you like to get such a paper? How about receiving a customized one? Check it out http://goo.gl/CYf83b

online

Hi, I am Sara from Studymoose

Hi there, would you like to get such a paper? How about receiving a customized one? Check it out http://goo.gl/CYf83b

image

Your Answer is very helpful for Us
Thank you a lot!

Sitemap