|Where are Rosencrantz and Guildenstern told to take Hamlet?
|They are told to take him to England.
|Why does Hamlet decide not to kill Claudius in the chapel?
|He was praying, therefore he would go straight to heaven.
|Who or what does Hamlet think he is killing through the curtain?
|Hamlet thought he was killing Claudius.
|What characteristic of Polonius’s caused his death?
|His nosiness caused his death.
|Who does Hamlet refer to as “adders fang’d”?
|Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
|What does Claudius consider the “primal eldest curse”?
|Murder of your brother.
|Name an example of appearance vs reality in Act 3 or 4.
|Claudius appears to be praying but he is actually not having much luck doing so.
|What does the ghost mean when he says Hamlet’s mother looks “amazed”?
|She is in a state of shock that Claudius killed her first husband.
|1. The ghost first appears in armor.2. Polonius decides Hamlet is “mad” due to unreturned affection from Ophelia.3. Hamlet tells Ophelia to “get thee to a nunnery.”4. Hamlet, thinking the king is praying, fails to kill Claudius.5. The ghost appears when Hamlet is speaking to the Queen.
Hamlet Act 3 and 4
August 22, 2019