English Odyssey Unit 2 Lesson 8

Thine evermore most dear lady, whilstthis machine is to him, Hamlet. (Act II, scene ii)When Hamlet speaks of “this machine” in his letter to Ophelia, he is referring to. his body
Which aspect of the plot is resolved in Act II?Hamlet’s desire for revengethe Fortinbras threatthe relationship between Hamlet and OpheliaClaudius’s guilt for the murder the Fortinbras threat
My liege, and madam, to expostulateWhat majesty should be, what duty is,Why day is day, night night, and time is time,Were nothing but to waste night, day and time. (Act II, scene ii)These words of Polonius reflect one aspect of his character, his. talkativeness
Hamlet has the idea of having the actors put on a play in order to test whether _____. Select all that apply.his mother was involved in his father’s murderthe Ghost spoke truthClaudius shows guiltOphelia loves him the Ghost spoke truthClaudius shows guilt
Why does Claudius turn to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to learn what is wrong with Hamlet?They are old friends.They are his trusted agents.They are subtle questioners.They are his natural sons. They are old friends.
Why does Polonius want Reynaldo to spy on his son Laertes?to see if he is working with Hamletto uncover a plot against himto learn if he is misbehavingto carry out orders from Claudius to learn if he is misbehaving
Among the reasons given for Hamlet’s madness are _____. Select all that apply.frustrated lovethwarted ambitionanger with Claudius and Gertrudefeeling betrayed by Horatio anger with Claudius and Gertrudefrustrated love
The spirit that I have seenMay be the devil: and the devil hath powerTo assume a pleasing shape. . . . (Act II, scene ii)These words of Hamlet’s reflect the theme of . appearance and reality

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