hamlet act 4 quotes

mad as the sea and wind when both contend /which is the mightier queen-saying hamlet is super crazyeither thinks he’s truly crazy or trust and protecting hamlet by lying to Claudius
my soul is full of discord and dismay king-guilty for Polonius’s death b/c hamlet was trying to kill him not polonius
(compounded) it with dust, whereto ’tis kin hamlet- ashes to ashes biblical reference/circle of life
I am glad of it. a knavish speech sleeps in a foolish ear hamlet- rose and guild don’t understand hamlets words and he says that they are fools
how dangerous is it that this man goes loose! king-saying need to stop hamlet (trying to look good) looks like looking out for everyone but really looking out for himself
a man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm//what dost thou mean by this?//nothing but to show you how a king may go a progress through the guts of a beggar hamlet/king/hamlet-hamlet saying he’s not better than a beggar, gonna kill him, and circle of life
so is it if thou knew’st our purpose//I see a cherub that sees them. but come, for England king-if only he knew what will be done to him in England hamlet- acting happy ab England. acting cocky /arrogant–like God knows what you are planning and so do I (I will kill you)
do it, England, for like the hectic in my blood he rages, and thou must cure me king- killing hamlet is important b/c hamlet knows that he killed king hamlet so needs to protect secret
how all occasions do inform against me And spur my dull revenge hamlet- Fortinbras making me look a fool b/c hamlets not trying to take revenge
whether it be bestial oblivion or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on th’ event hamlet- am I not thinking ab it or the complete opposite, overthinking the revenge
how stand I, then, that have a father killed, a mother stained, excitements of my reason and my blood, and let all sleep hamlet- his situation is complicated and to make it worse-dad murdered, mom stained by murderer and still not doing anything
from this time forth my thoughts be bloody or be nothing worth! hamlet- must only think ab killing Claudius problem-his “thought” trap him he needs to turn them to action
for good polonius’ death, and we have done but greenly In hugger-mugger to inter him; poor Ophelia king- they didn’t give polonius a proper funeral. no closure for ophelia
to his good friends thus wide I’ll ope my arms and, like the kind life-rend’ring pelican, Repast them with my blood Laertes- illusion of the pelican in her piety-if kids starving mom will feed herself to them. I will die to avenge my fathers death
by heaven, thy madness shall be paid with weight Till our scale turn the beam Laertes- scales of justice- even more passionate ab avenging father and now mad sister
that he which hath your noble father slain Pursued my life king- telling Laertes that hamlet meant to kill him when he killed his father
it warms the very sickness in my heart that I (shall) live and tell him to his teeth “thus didst thou” Laertes- my name is Laertes you killed my father, prepare to die. wants to tell hamlet this as he kills him
my lord, I will be ruled, the rather if you could devise it so that I might be the organ Laertes- will keep the secret that Claudius ordered hamlets death but wants to kill hamlet
too much of water hast thou, poor Ophelia, and therefore I forbid my tears Laertes- cant cry for Ophelia’s death needs to get revenge.even more angry
hamlets brain 75%- coward(superego)–taking over25%-wisdom (ego)b/c of his religion and avenging his father is a sin
similarities b/t fortinbras and hamlet fathers deaduncles rule landtrue heirs to the throne
what is Ophelia singing about and how does the queen feel marriage and death/hamlet and poloniusqueen is scared and bad for Ophelia/guilt
why does Ophelia feel like it’s her fault first crazy when she thinks she caused hamlets craziness and now he killed her father
why does hamlet wish he was more like fortinbras fortinbras has a one tract mind full or passion. plans and will avenge his father.
ophelia says white his shroudand larded all with sweet flowers heaven/puritypolonius grave
what do the people think of Claudius hiding polonius death thinking hiding it b/c he did it and they see it as a way to get him off the throne
what does Ophelia hand out Laertes- rosemary and pansies (remembrance of father and thoughts-use logic)Ophelia- rue (sorrowful and repentance)Claudius- rue/daisies(sorrowful/repentance//dissembling -Denmark)Gertrude- fennel (flattery/deceit) violets- faithfulness- none cuz didn’t give father proper burial
king reason for not telling what hamlet did 1) cant hurt Gertrude2)ppl love him