English IV Honors Random Hamlet Facts
Random Hamlet Facts
ex: Hercules, Mars, Herod, Mt. Pelion
Claudius campares himself to ____ the first brother killer
______Thy name is woman.
The one whom Hamlet speaks about in "Frailty, thy name is woman.
"I have come to ______ thy nearly blunted purpose
Ominous feeling created by the setting
"Sweet (flowers) to the sweet (_______)"
whispers heard only by the audience
that the Globe theater didn't exist during the time in which the play is set
"Though this be madness, yet there is ___ in 't."
"May flights of ____ sing thee to thy rest
say, "I would slit his throat in the church."
the court jester
Poison or Venom
Stabbing Claudius, Hamlet says, "_______, do thy work!"
the name of the play partly written by Hamlet
Claudius poured poison in Old Hamlet's ___
Hamlet calls him the ideal man
tragedy or flaw
a _____ always causes the tragic hero's fall
Horatio's farewell, "Good night, ____ _____"
Ophelia's madness is evinced in the giving of
where Hamlet goes to school
the level of plot revealed in sparrow quote
Hamlet says, "there is special ______ in the fall of a sparrow."
the play is based on a legend by _____ Grammaticus
Hamlet rids himself of his flaws and kills Claudius
Hamlet's tragic flaw
Disorder in the universe
Theme of "This bodes some strange eruption to our state."
Theme of "I would slit his throat in the church."
Rosencrantz or Guildenstern
former friend turned spy
Hamlet is prince of the _____
Setting where Old Hamlet's murder took place, though not Eden
We learn the characters, the setting, the country
means "rebirth" and is Shakespeare's literary age
ex. Hamlet says his "arm" will get revenge
"the lady doth ______ too much methinks"
ordered to execute hamlet
in addition to reigning over his home, Fortinbras will likely rule ______ after the last scene
"From this time forth, my thoughts be ____ or nothing worth."
technique - reader knows Claudius is not at prayer, but Hamlet doesn't
purpose of the gravedigger scene
"That one may smile and smile and be a _____"
Claudius is the ______ that really stung old Hamlet
That Alexander the Great might be used to stop up a hole in a barrel (theme)
"To thine own self be ____)
the Secretary of State, or Lord Chamberlain
said, "Oh what a rogue and peasant slave am I"
like "to be or not to be"
tries to save Hamlet with a warning in the last scene
ex. "O, heaven."
ex. the world is an unweeded garden
the treacherous gift Claudius offered Hamlet in the duel
title: Hamlet, ______ of Denmak
Hyperion : a Satyr :: Old Hamlet : _______
the play is set in the_____
Hamlet's character foil
Feeling trapped, Hamlet says, "Denmark is a ___"
"_______ is the soul of wit."
a noble character whose one flaw destroys him
Denmark's flaw, also a theme "Something is rotten..."
Hamlet falls to treachery and dies
"The _____ hath power to assume a pleasing shape."
presents the complication
Appearance v Reality
Theme of "That one may smile and smile and be a villain"
This _____ some strange eruption to our state
one whom Hamlet accuses of trying to "play" him
where Laertes was when Polonius was killed
level of plot: Hamlet's play
Level of plot: Hamlet fails to kill the praying Claudius
ex. "death is a cruel police sergeant"
ex. Hyperion : A Satyr :: Old Hamlet : Claudius
tragedy or drama
ex. Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet
"Hamlet, thou hast cleft my _____ in twain."