Hamlet Quotes

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Hamlet to the audience (aside)
Hamlet's first line, shows his thoughts/impression on Claudius (I.2.67)
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Terms in this set (16)
King to Polonius Hamlet has been acting weird around/to Ophelia and Claudius is starting to get worried about his own safety (III.1.203)"Madness in great ones must not unwatched go"Hamlet to Guildenstern He catches Guildenstern in the act of trying to get the truth out of Hamlet, he knows that he is not a "real friend" anymore. He is done getting played/treated like he's stupid. (III.2.393-402)"Why, look you know, how unworthy a thing you make of me! You would play upon me... Call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, you cannot play upon me"Hamlet to audience Hamlet explaining what he plans on doing in the talk with his mother (III.2.419-432)"'Tis now the very witching time of night, [...] Let me be cruel, not unnatural. I will speak daggers to her, but use none."King to audience King admits to killing his brother (Hamlet), to be forgiven/sorry for what he's done, he has to give up things (crown, Gertrude, etc.) that he doesn't want to give up (III.3.102-103)"My words fly up, my thoughts remain below; words without thoughts never to heaven go."Hamlet- soliloquy #4 He is comparing himself to Fortinbras, who also had his father killed, but was productive and fought. He is again dissapointed in himself and decides to take more violent action (IV.4.68-69)"O, from this time forth my thoughts be bloody or be nothing worth!"Queen to Laertes- She announces the death of Ophelia (drowning), and how it was so close to Polonius' death. Claudius was also in the room. (IV.7.187-188)"One woe doth tread upon another's heel, so fast they follow. Your sister's drowned, Laertes."