hamlet final exam- english 4

What mood is created in the opening scene? ominous
What term best describes Hamlet’s disposition throughout most of the play? mysterious, thoughtful, morose
After seeing his father’s ghost, Hamlet is appalled and plans to revenge his death by obeying the ghost´s orders
Who’s story line is parallel to Hamlet’s? Prince of Norway, Fortinbras
Who is the protagonist of the play? Hamlet
Who or what is the antagonist of the play? King Claudius or Norway???
Hamlet makes the allusion to Hyperion in order to: compare his father to his uncle. His father was like a hyperion (god-like) and his uncle is like a satyr (beast)
It is clear from this soliloquy that Hamlet’s anguish comes mostly from his mother remarrying so quickly
The speech beginning “Seems, Madam? Nay, it is”(l. 2.76-78,) points to the theme which involves the difference between appearance and its reality
In her encounters with her brother and her father, Ophelia comes across as sweet, innocent, and submissive
In the opening of Act II, Polonius-Reynaldo dialogue serves two purposes: 1) introduces the spy theme2) exposes Polonius as a inveterate meddler
The messengers have returned and report that Fortinbras needs to march through Denmark on his way to Poland
Which of the following does NOT describe Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?
Polonius believes that Hamlet is mad over his rejected love from Orphelia
In Polonius’ lines 90-92, the statement “brevity is the soul of wit” is, in view of what we know about Polonius, he is always honest, and tries to be brief to explain why hamlet is crazy in love with orphelia
Hamlet requests the players to present what play? The Murder of Gonzago
Why does Hamlet want this play performed? to confirm that King Claudius killed Hamlet´s father (if he makes any facial expressions)
Hamlet calls Polonius in Scene ii fishmonger-insult to someone who sells fish and to confuse Polonius to make him seem like hes going crazy
Hamlet’s dialogue with Polonius reveals his preoccupation with: dishonesty and corruptionbecause he is lying to people to make himself sound crazy and also seeings ghosts to kill claudius
By the end of Act II, all of the following have been established as motifs except:
The encounter with Ophelia, in which Hamlet say, “Get thee to a nunnery,” suggest that he: is very angry and he only loved her once to fake insanity. He said she should save her chastity and become a nun. so her impurity doesn´t act
The tone of Ophelia’s speech is one of a sad and confused and in search of answers of what is happening to hamlet
The speech reveals that Ophelia has been struck with the full awareness which is a tragedy of what has been destroyed??
Hamlet admires Horatio for all of the following EXCEPT:
During the play that Hamlet has performed, Claudius he gets mad and leaves
Hamlet tells Guildenstern that he will not be played like a(n) recorder
Which pair of actors both play a character foil to Hamlet, as seen in Acts III and IV? Fortinbras and Laertes (revenge for father´s death)
When Hamlet strikes through the curtain, he thinks he is killing Claudius
The characteristic of Polonius that has most directly led to his death is foolish and long-winded
The difference between the ghost in Act I of the play and the ghost in Act III is that `Hamlet only speaks to the ghost in act 3, others spoke to him in act 1???
In the Bedroom scene (scene IV), Hamlet forces Gertrude to look at two pictures: one of Claudius and one of King Hamlet
At the end of the bedroom scene, Hamlet asks his mother to not go to Claudius´s bed that night
In the famous soliloquy by Hamlet, the line “To be, or not to be” is a contemplation over life and death. He´s afraid of killing himself, because suicide is a sin in his catholic religion
Claudius sends Hamlet to England after Polonius’s death to get money back that was owed (business measures)???
Although Hamlet believes that Fortinbras’ foray into Poland is less than admirable, he can still admire Fortinbras because he sees honor as justification for some impractical actions(he sees the principle over the ridiculous action)
What inspires Hamlet’s soliloquy at the end of scene iv? Fortinbras´s effort going into Poland
In Ophelia’s mad ramblings, she speaks of 3 thingssexual seductionsbroken wedding promisesominous anticipation of Laertes´ reaction
When Laertes bursts into the King’s presence in scene 5, who does he think is responsible for his father’s death? Claudius
Laertes and Hamlet are alike in that They both wanted revenge for their father´s country, and both are princes, and their uncles are both their new stepfather´s are both the new kings of their country
What is significant about Ophelia’s madness? she breaks into song about inappropriate things in which a woman like her would not
How does Ophelia die? She drowned in a brook, because she was climbing a tree to hang a wreath and the branch broke
The comic dialogue between the two gravediggers love to joke about their work, since theyŕe so used to being around bones and graves
The lines to Yorick’s skull is a physical reminder to Hamlet of the finality of death , in which he loved as a young boy. He realizes even good people will still die and decay like those that arent morally good
Why is Hamlet offended by Laertes’s expression of grief for Ophelia? He jumps in the grave of Ophelia to make sure people knew Hamlet did love her. He thought Ophelia deserved more at her funeral.
What happens to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? the pirates kill them on the ship to england??
Hamlet, Claudius, Laertes, and Gertrude all die from poison
Hamlet’s attitude towards Laertes in the last scene include all of the following except:
Hamlet has had many views on death during this play. By the last act, he has come to view death as: He believes God controls all and things work out the way their supposed to. He doesn´t fear death anymore, because his time of death and the following events will not matter.
This character agrees to tell Hamlet’s story. Horatio
This character become the new king of Denmark in Act IV. Laertes??
This character apologizes to Laertes. Hamlet
This character swoons during the fencing match. Gertrude??
This character was driven to madness. Hamlet
This character kills Hamlet Laertes
This character orders Hamlet’s death. Claudius??
T or F: The film that we watched followed the play EXACTLY. T?????
T or F? Hamlet is Shakespeare’s shortest play False
T OR F? The role of women was cast in a negative view in the play. True
T OR F? Hamlet is widely considered one of Shakespeare’s greatest works. True
T or F? Hamlet is a tragedy True
A universal message about life that is developed over the course of the novel theme
The force or person opposing the protagonist antagonist
A character who provides a striking contrast to another character. foil
The turning point of the action. climax
The main character in a literary work that must face a conflict protagonist
A struggle between opposing forces. conflict
Any element, subject, idea or concept that is constantly present throughout the entire body of literature motif
Speech given by a character while she or he is either alone on stage or among characters who are ignored temporarily soliloquy
The atmosphere, or feelings in the reader, created by the author mood
When the audience knows something that the characters do not. dramatic irony
The detailed explanation often at the beginning of a literary work that provides pertinent background Information. exposition
A reference to a historical or literary person, place, or event with which the reader is assumed to be familiar. allusion