who is the Prince of Denmark who has lost his father? Hamlet
Who is Lord Chamberlain and chief councelor to Claudius? Polonius
who is the daughter of Polonius Ophelia
who does Polonius send to Paris to report on laertes conduct? Reynaldo
who is hamlets mother gertrude
who is ophelias brother laertes
who is hamlets uncle claudius
who came to Elsinore to help the king find out waht hamlets trouble was? rosencrantz and guildenstern
who was the prince of norway who lost his father fortinbras
who umpired the fencing match between Hamlet and Laertes osric
who was a student and loyal friend to hamlet horatio
what arrangement does hamlet make with player 1 to change the lines to reanact what happend to his father
give two reasons hamlet is upset his father died uncle married his mother
what do the king and polonius decide about hamlets condition after eavesdropping on hamlet and ophelia that he is not lovesicck but has some other deep trouble
paraphrase hamlets famous “to be or not to be” soliloquy he is contemplating suicide, which is better: a miserable life or an unknown death?
what does the ghost tell hamlet that claudius murdered him
why have rosencrantz and guildenstern come to the castle because the king called them to find out why hamlet is acting so strange
what two things does hamlet make horatio swear not to tell about the ghost and not to tell about his plans to be mad and to go along with them
what is polonius plan for testing his theory about hamlets madness he wants hamlet to meet with ophelia and he will eavesdrop
what does hamlet do to rosencrantz and guildenstern kills them
what causes hamlet to say “my thoughts be bloddy or be nothing worth” fortinbras is fighting over something worth nothing (land) but hasnt done anything about his fathers death
wht plan do the king and kaertes have to kill hamlet poison a drink and give it to him when he wins the duel and then they will put poison on laertes (opponents) sword so if he does not will he will still die
how does the king console laertes after laertes and hamlet are separated says not to worry that the right time to kill hamlet will come
what was the kings reaction to the play he freaked out and turns on the light and has to leave
what did hamlet and horatio decide about the kings reaction to the play meant that the ghost is right and he is guilty
what did hamlet want his mother to do stop being married to claudius
how does polonius die hamlet thinks he is claudius behind the curtain and kills him throught the curtain
what does hamlet do with polonius body after he has killed him draggs him off and hides the body
why doesnt hamlet kill the king when he is kneeling & what is ironic about this because he was praying and he wants to kill him without last chance of confession & the irony is that the king is not actually guilty because if he really was, he would be willing to give up everything he gained
why does hamlet jump into ophelias grave wants to show that he is just as upset as laertes
what happens to gertrude drinks poison from cup meant for hamlet
what happens to laertes was killed by poison on sword
what happens to hamlet killed by poison on sword
what happens to claudius killed by hamlet, sword
who goes crazy and drowns ophelia
who tells hamlet of the wager the king made on hamlets behalf osric
“i will speak daggers to her, but use none” hamlet talking about gertrude
who is Bernardo guard solder at Elsinore
who is Marcellus guard soldier at Elsinore
who is Francisco guard soldier at Elsinore
who is horatio hamlets friend
who is king hamlet hamlets father that was murdered prior to the beginning of the play
what had bernardo seen at a prior watch king hamlets ghost
why does marcellus think horatio should speak to the ghosst because he is a scholar who should know the proper way to address a ghost
who is king claudius king hamlets brother and hamlets uncle. he came to the throne and married king hamlets wife after king hamlets death
who is gertrude hamlets mother
who is laertes polonius son
who is polonius Lord Chamerlain
where does claudiius send cornelius and voltemand he sends them to the king of norway with letters asking the king to try to keep young fortinbras from going to battle
what does the king tell hamlet at the funeral tells him not to grieve so much about his fathers death and it is time to think of other things. he says he wants hamlet to think of him as his fatherr and to remain at cheerful Elsinor for a while longer
what news does horatio bring hamlet that they saw king hamlets ghost
what does hamlet decide to do after he hears horatios news he decides to go one watch with the guards at midnigh in hopes of seeing the ghost himself
what is laertes advice to ophelia he warns her to stay away from hamlet and tells her to protect her virtue
what is polonius advice to laertes tells him not to always voice his thoughts, to be familliar bt not vulgar to hold on to his cloest firneds to beware of getting into qarrels to listen to everyone but not to always give advice to listen to others opinions without always judging them to buy good clothes and to not be a borrower or lender and above all else to his own self be true
at the end of act I scene III ophelia agrees to “obey” what will she do she agrees to obey polonius wish that she would stay away from hamlet and reject his affections
what did the ghost tell hamlet the ghost told hamlet that king hamlet was murdered by claudius and it asked hamlet to avenge his murder
hamlet swears horatio two things. what are they he swears him to secrecy about tthe events of this evening (ghost) and to go along with him if he should pretend to be crazy
where does polonius send reynaldo and why to paris to spy on laertes
how does ophelia describe hamlets behavior “as if he had loosed out of hell”
why does polonius think Hamlet is “mad” because they think ophelias rejections are too much and he is lovesick
after claudius sends cornelius and voltimand to norway, what is the report they come back with that fortinbras is no longer attacking denmark but is now attackng Poland
what play does hamlet reqest of the players murder of gonzago
what message do rosencrantz and guildenstern caryy to the king and what is his response? hamlet wants the king and gerrtrude to see the play and he says yes
what is gerturdes hope for hamlet hopes that ophelia is the reason for hamlets behavior
what is opelia retending to do when hamlet enters reading an book
describe hamlets tone when he speaks to ophelia angry, rude, aggressive
what does hamlet tell Ophelia that he does not love her and she shouldnt marry and she should so to a nunnery
what instructions does hamlet give horatio during the play to watch claudius for his reactions during the play
what literary role did polonius once play julius caesar
wheere was hamlet during the play with ophelia by her feet with his head on her lap
what name of the play does hamlet give his mother the mousetrap
when hamlet arrives to his mothers private chamberr, how does he act? angry becuse of the remairrage
waht does gertrude do when hamlet is in her chamber cries for help
what does hamlet think of rosencrantz and guildenstern that they are sponges and fools
why must the king ‘not put the stong arm on’ hamlet so nobody notices
when the king asks hamlet where polonius is what is his answer? at dinner in Heaven
what is the content of the letters the king sends with rosencrantz and guildenstern to england with hamlet he wants hamlet to be killed as soon as he reaches england
what is the content of hamlets letter to horatio he escaped on to a pirate ship and wants him to give the letters to king and queen to go see him
Laertes thinks that ophelia should have a better funeral servvice. what is the priests answer she is lucky to even be gettingn one this good
what did hamlet do to rosencrantz and guildenstern he switched his execution letter with one that said they were to be executed instead
who does hamlet recomend to the throne fortinbras
describe the realationship between hamlet and his mother Hamlet is upset with his mother for marrying her husbands brother so soon after he died and hamlet finds it morally offensive calling it “incestuous”
compare and contrast horatio and hamlet COMPARE-both characters in the playCONTRAST-hamlet is impulsive and horatio is very thoughtful and doesnt rush into things-hamlet is a main character in the story while horatio is in the background
describe hamlets relationship with ophelia Hamlet did love Ophelia “i loved Ophelia. Forty thousand brothers, if you added all thier love together, couldnt match mine” (act 5) but throughout the play hamlet treats her horribly telling her she should never marry and go to a nunnery. i think Ophelia could have loved him if is wasnt for her father and brother that kept telling her to stay away from him
explain why hamlet is a tradgedy it has a seious/somber theme, hamlet is grieving over his fathers death and his mothers hasty descision to marry his uncle so he is very depressed and then finds out that claudius killed his father which is even more sadness the hero has a major flaw, procrastination to handle what needed to be donehero is destined for destruction, before the duel he accepts his fate that he is going to die
explain what hamlets problem(s) is (are) the innability to actwhen the ghost comes to him and tells about his death and asks him to avenge him, he agrees to do so but as the play goes on he realizes that it is difficult to execute this task, the proof of this is he acts crazy, then the mouse trap scene, then is sent to england because of his faking of him being crazy which just delays things more
who is the most imprtant character in the play besides hamlet i think one of the most important characters in thhe play, even though he didnt have a very big part, is the ghost of king hamlet. without the ghost, we would have never found out that claudius killed the king and there would be no story, everyone would jsut be living their lives without ever knowing
what is one theme in hamlet. give examples one theme in hamlet is revenge. hamlet plans to get rrevenge for his fathers death. Laertes wants to kill hamlet to get revenge for his fathers death
waht is the main conflict in hamlet i think the main conflict in hamlet is the stuggle within hamlet himself. whether he is a murderer or a peaceful soul. thats why he has the soliloquy contemplating death
was hamlet “mad” defend answer no i do not think he was because he talked how he was just going to act mad and he had people going along with his plan and others believed him. but also i think that he did have some moments where he really acted kind of mad because he has gone through so much in such little time and he doesnt know what to do
who gave the advice “neither a borrower or a lender be” & who was he talking to polonius to laertes
who sadi “to thy own self be true” & who was he adressing polonius to laertes
who said “something is rotten in the state of Denmark” marcellus
what is king hamlets ghosts punishment to roam at nigh/ live in fire/ pay for foul deeds
how do the people think king hamlet died serpent
How weary, stale, flat and unprofitable, Seem to me all the uses of this world! hamlet
Thrift, thrift, Horatio! the funeral baked meats Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables. Hamlet
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, Polonius to Laertes
Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder ghost to hamlet
Taint not thy mind, nor let thy soul contrive Against thy mother aught: leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her. Fare thee well at once! ghost telling him to punish claudius but not his mother
though this be madness, yet there is method in’t polonius
the play’s the thingwherein i’ll cathc the conscience of the King Hamlet
Madness in great ones must not unwatch’d go. claudius
The lady protests too much, methinks. gertrude
My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go. king
I must be cruel, only to be kind hamlet
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: hamlet
The cat will mew and dog will have his day. hamlet
The drink, the drink! I am poison’d. queen
the king, the king’s to blame. Laertes