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AP English Exam Review
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Shakespeare did not write a eulogy after the death of his son Hamnet?
Shakespeare added new words to the English language
"With Hamlet, Shakespeare found that if he refused to provide himself or his audience with a familiar, comforting rationale that seems to make it all make sense, he could get to something immeasurably deeper" (Greenblat). The following quote most nearly means:
All of the above (he wanted his audience to feel there is no understanding for what happens in life, lack of control, and that he was traumatized by the death of his son)
Shakespeare's Hamlet adds in ___ to emphasize mental difficulties that Hamlet faces.
What explanation does Polonius give for Hamlet acting crazy (Act 2)?
He was mad in love with Ophelia
Why are Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are sent for by King Claudius?
They were sent to spy on Hamlet and report back to the King
How does Hamlet plan to use the players to reveal King Claudius' crime?
To reenact the play The Murder of Gonzago
What request do the Norwegians make of King Claudius?
Their land and their money back since King Hamlet is dead
How does Hamlet speak to Ophelia after she has been avoiding him?
He speaks to her like crap and tells her to "get thee to a nunnery"
Where does King Claudius plan on sending Hamlet (once he starts acting really crazy)?
England to be killed
What is the purpose of the speech, "To be or not to be?"
To live or die (by suicide)
Who does Hamlet tell in person that Claudius killed his father, King Hamlet?
What is Claudius doing that prevents Hamlet from killing him the first time?
Who does Hamlet mistakenly kill?
What does the sealed order say that Claudius has sent with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?
To kill Hamlet once they arrive in England
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