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AP Literature - Hamlet Act 2
Assay
Purport
Fetter
Entreat
A test of a substance to determine its components.
Have the often specious appearance of being or intending.
A shackle for the ankles or feet.
Ask for or request earnestly.
Assay
A test of a substance to determine its components.
Purport
Have the often specious appearance of being or intending.
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AP Literature - Hamlet Act 1
Usurp
Moiety
Portentous
Harbinger
seize and take control without authority
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
of momentous or ominous significance
something indicating the approach of something or someone
Usurp
seize and take control without authority
Moiety
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
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AP Literature: "Hamlet", Vocabulary from Act 3
Affront
Awry
Bodkin
Calamity
treat, mention, or speak to rudely. ... EXAMPLE:"We have closel…
away from the correct or expected course. ... EXAMPLE:"And thus…
a dagger with a slender blade. ... EXAMPLE:"When he himself mig…
an event resulting in great loss and misfortune. ... EXAMPLE:"T…
Affront
treat, mention, or speak to rudely. ... EXAMPLE:"We have closel…
Awry
away from the correct or expected course. ... EXAMPLE:"And thus…
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AP Literature Hamlet Quotes Act V
If this had not been a gentlewomen, sh…
What is he that builds stronger than e…
'A grave maker.' The houses he makes l…
Twill not be seen in him there. There…
Other (gravedigger)
Grave-digger
Grave-digger (answer to previous riddle)
Gravedigger
If this had not been a gentlewomen, sh…
Other (gravedigger)
What is he that builds stronger than e…
Grave-digger
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AP Literature Hamlet Quotes Act IV
There's matter in these signs, these p…
Mad as the sea and wind when both cont…
My soul if full of discord and dismay.
He weeps for what is done.
King Claudius
Queen Gertude
King Claudius
Queen Gertude
There's matter in these signs, these p…
King Claudius
Mad as the sea and wind when both cont…
Queen Gertude
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AP Literature: "Hamlet", Vocabulary from Act 5
Abhor
Amity
Asunder
Augury
find repugnant. ... EXAMPLE:"I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of i…
a state of friendship and cordiality. ... EXAMPLE:"As peace sho…
widely separated especially in space. ... EXAMPLE:"Pluck them a…
an event indicating important things to come. ... EXAMPLE:"Not…
Abhor
find repugnant. ... EXAMPLE:"I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of i…
Amity
a state of friendship and cordiality. ... EXAMPLE:"As peace sho…
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AP Literature: "Hamlet", Vocabulary from Act 4
Abatement
Antiquity
Bestial
Conceit
an interruption in the intensity or amount of something. ... EX…
the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe. ... EX…
resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility. ... EXAM…
an elaborate poetic image comparing very dissimilar things.…
Abatement
an interruption in the intensity or amount of something. ... EX…
Antiquity
the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe. ... EX…
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AP Literature Hamlet Act II & III Quotes
. . . brevity is the soul of wit
Though this be madness, yet there is m…
What apiece of work is man, how noble…
Oh What a rogue and peasant slave am I
Polonius
Polonius
Hamlet
Hamlet
. . . brevity is the soul of wit
Polonius
Though this be madness, yet there is m…
Polonius
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AP Literature Hamlet Act 3 Scene 1
Soft you now, The fair Ophelia! Nymph,…
<Good my lord, How does your honor for…
<I pray you now receive them.>
<There, my lord.>
<Good my lord, How does your honor for this many a day?>
I humbly thank you, well.
No, not I. I never gave you aught.
Ha, ha! Are you honest?
Soft you now, The fair Ophelia! Nymph,…
<Good my lord, How does your honor for this many a day?>
<Good my lord, How does your honor for…
I humbly thank you, well.
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AP Literature: "Hamlet", Vocabulary from Act 2
Appurtenance
Assay
Beseech
Brevity
equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles. ... EXAMPLE:" t…
a test of a substance to determine its components. ... EXAMPLE:…
ask for or request earnestly. ... EXAMPLE:" Thanks, Guildenster…
the attribute of being brief or fleeting. ... EXAMPLE:" Therefo…
Appurtenance
equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles. ... EXAMPLE:" t…
Assay
a test of a substance to determine its components. ... EXAMPLE:…
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AP Literature: "Hamlet", Vocabulary from Act 1
Adulterate
Antic
Auspicious
Beguile
mixed with impurities. ... EXAMPLE: "Ay, that incestuous, that…
ludicrously odd. ... EXAMPLE: " How strange or odd soe'er I bea…
auguring favorable circumstances and good luck. ... EXAMPLE: "T…
attract; cause to be enamored.... EXAMPLE: "Do not believe his…
Adulterate
mixed with impurities. ... EXAMPLE: "Ay, that incestuous, that…
Antic
ludicrously odd. ... EXAMPLE: " How strange or odd soe'er I bea…
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Hamlet (AP English Literature)
Setting
Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
Brother of the dead king
Hamlet's mother who remarries her husband's brother
Setting
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Hamlet
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
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Ap lit hamlet act 1
Fratility
Soliloquy
Witticism
Deteriorate
Physical weakness or inherent moral weakness in humanity or i…
The act of speaking while alone, especially when used as a th…
A witty or clever remark; meant to be funny in a clever way
To become or make something worse in quality, value, or stren…
Fratility
Physical weakness or inherent moral weakness in humanity or i…
Soliloquy
The act of speaking while alone, especially when used as a th…
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AP Literature - Hamlet
Themes
Asides
Soliloquies
Iambic Pentameter
-Revenge (major theme)... -Sexual, moral and physical corruption…
Short remarks directed ti the audience, usually alone stage.
Speech delivered directly to the audience when the character…
10 syllables (beats) per line
Themes
-Revenge (major theme)... -Sexual, moral and physical corruption…
Asides
Short remarks directed ti the audience, usually alone stage.
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AP Lit Hamlet Act 4
contend
providence
knavish
multitude
to compete for power over another; Gertrude speaks of Hamlet'…
foresight, forethought; Claudius speaking of the murder of Po…
rascally, mishcievous, roguish; Hamlet speaking of R&G being…
numerous, high, plentiful, intense; Claudius talking about Po…
contend
to compete for power over another; Gertrude speaks of Hamlet'…
providence
foresight, forethought; Claudius speaking of the murder of Po…
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Ap Lit Act 1 Hamlet
Ambiguous
Auspicious
Calumnious
Censure
Vague
attended by favorable circumstances
Slanderous
Strong disapproval
Ambiguous
Vague
Auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances
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Hamlet Quotes AP Literature
Let us impart what we have seen tonigh…
A little more than kin and less than k…
Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted color of…
These indeed "seem,"... For they are acti…
Horatio
Hamlet
Gertrude
Hamlet
Let us impart what we have seen tonigh…
Horatio
A little more than kin and less than k…
Hamlet
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AP Literature - Hamlet Vocabulary
usurp (verb)
moiety (noun)
portentous (adj.)
harbinger (noun)
seize and take control without authority
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe; small unit of somet…
of momentous or ominous significance
something indicating the approach of something or someone
usurp (verb)
seize and take control without authority
moiety (noun)
one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe; small unit of somet…
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AP English - Hamlet: Act I
It is not nor it cannot come to good;…
"Do not, as some ungracious pastors do…
"Give it understanding, but no tongue"…
"Something is rotten in the state of D…
Hamlet, soliloquy, about Gertrude and Claudius marriage... Basic…
OPHELIA- talking to Laertes... After Laertes gives her advice on…
HAMLET- talking to Horatio, Marcellus, and Bernardo about get…
MARCELLUS - Hamlet just went to talk with the ghosts and his…
It is not nor it cannot come to good;…
Hamlet, soliloquy, about Gertrude and Claudius marriage... Basic…
"Do not, as some ungracious pastors do…
OPHELIA- talking to Laertes... After Laertes gives her advice on…
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AP Literature Hamlet Vocabulary
moiety
auspicious
delate
suspiration
a half, portion, or share
attended by favorable circumstances
to carry abroad, to convey
a long deep breath
moiety
a half, portion, or share
auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances
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AP Lit Hamlet Act 3 Vocab
affront (v.)
visage (n.)
consummation (n.)
coil (n.)
come face to face with, meet, confront;... Hamlet affronts Ophelia
outward appearance, aspect, air;... Hamlet to his mother, Claudi…
fitting end, crowning fulfilment [of life];... Hamlet speaking t…
turmoil, disturbance, fuss;... Hamlet talking about the struggle…
affront (v.)
come face to face with, meet, confront;... Hamlet affronts Ophelia
visage (n.)
outward appearance, aspect, air;... Hamlet to his mother, Claudi…
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AP Lit Hamlet Act 1 Vocab
usurp
martial
mettle
portentous
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
(adj.) suggesting war or military
courage; valor
Foreboding
usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
martial
(adj.) suggesting war or military
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AP Lit Hamlet ACT 1 Vocab
emulate
harrow
shark (v.)
tenable
rivaling in nature; Line 83- Hamlet rivaling in pride with Fo…
lacerates the feelings; Line 44- the Ghost harrows Horatio
got together in a haphazard fashion; Line 98- Norway's king h…
capable of being held, maintained, or defended; Line 246- Ham…
emulate
rivaling in nature; Line 83- Hamlet rivaling in pride with Fo…
harrow
lacerates the feelings; Line 44- the Ghost harrows Horatio
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AP Lit Hamlet Act II VOCAB
particular
forgery
consequence
unbrace
personal, special, private, detailed, specific, precise; Gert…
fictitious account, invention, fabrication; Polonius tells Re…
in the following way; Polonius tells Reynaldo to greet Laerte…
unfastened, not laced up, loose; Gertrude tells Polonius that…
particular
personal, special, private, detailed, specific, precise; Gert…
forgery
fictitious account, invention, fabrication; Polonius tells Re…
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Act 1 Hamlet Vocab AP Lit
Usurp
Moiety
Portentous
Harbringer
Seize and take control without authority
One of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
Of momentous or ominous significance
Something indicating the approach of something or someone
Usurp
Seize and take control without authority
Moiety
One of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
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ap lit: Hamlet vocab act IV
compound
replication
knavish
countenance
all together; formed of many similar combined into a single s…
an answer to a reply; response
sly; tricky and deceitful
facial expression; approved or favor
compound
all together; formed of many similar combined into a single s…
replication
an answer to a reply; response
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AP Lit. Hamlet vocab Act1
Usurp
bode
visage
retrograde
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
foreshadow; portend
A face or facial expression
An inability to retrieve information from one's past.
Usurp
(v.) to seize and hold a position by force or without right
bode
foreshadow; portend
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Hamlet Quotes : AP English Literature
"Let us impart what we have seen tonig…
"Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted color o…
"A little more than kin, and less than…
"Tis unmanly grief; It shows a will mo…
Horatio
Gertrude
Hamlet
Claudius
"Let us impart what we have seen tonig…
Horatio
"Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted color o…
Gertrude
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AP Lit Hamlet Act 1-2
Tush, tush, 'twill not appear
Sit down awhile; and let us once again…
Before my God, I might not this believ…
Good now, sit down, and tell me, he th…
Horatio-Marcellus and Barnardo; Doesn't believe in ghosts
Barnardo-Horatio; Let me tell you about the ghosts we are wai…
Horatio-Barnado; Wouldn't believe it if I hadn't seen it myself
Marcellus-Horatio and Barnardo; Why does it seem like we are…
Tush, tush, 'twill not appear
Horatio-Marcellus and Barnardo; Doesn't believe in ghosts
Sit down awhile; and let us once again…
Barnardo-Horatio; Let me tell you about the ghosts we are wai…
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AP English "Hamlet" Vocab Act II
glean
sovereign
satirical
rogue
to gather or collect
absolute, total, undisputed
sarcastic, biting, mocking
a villain or scoundrel
glean
to gather or collect
sovereign
absolute, total, undisputed
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AP English "Hamlet" Vocab Act I
entreated
assail
fortified
illume
v. earnestly request or petition
v. to attack vigorously or violently; assault
v. to protect or strengthen against attack
v. to illuminate
entreated
v. earnestly request or petition
assail
v. to attack vigorously or violently; assault
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AP English "Hamlet" Vocab Act III
consummation
calamity
contumely
inoculate
the act of consummating; completion
a great misfortune or disaster
a humiliating insult
to implant a disease or antigen in a person, animal or plant…
consummation
the act of consummating; completion
calamity
a great misfortune or disaster
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AP lit Hamlet vocal act 2-3
discretion
Sovereign
contrive
Quintessence
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decis…
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
(v.) to plan with ingenuity, invent; to bring about as the re…
(n.) the purest essence or form of something; the most typica…
discretion
cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decis…
Sovereign
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
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AP English Literature: Hamlet Vocabulary
avouch
impressment
portentous
harbingers
give testimony; affirm
forced military service
ominous; causing dread
messengers
avouch
give testimony; affirm
impressment
forced military service
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British Literature - Hamlet Act 2 Terms. Foxcroft
Exposition
Pun
Foil
Aside
Opening dramatic situation of a work of literature in which t…
Wordplay in words either identical or similar in sound (homon…
A character who by sharp contrast serves to highlight the dis…
A stage convention that allows the character to speak directl…
Exposition
Opening dramatic situation of a work of literature in which t…
Pun
Wordplay in words either identical or similar in sound (homon…
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AP English: Hamlet Act I Vocab
assail
harrows
usurp
avouch
verb: to attack, assault, or address
verb: to disturb strongly/painfully, to distress the mind or…
verb: to take or keep something in a forceful or violent way…
verb: to affirm or declare the truth
assail
verb: to attack, assault, or address
harrows
verb: to disturb strongly/painfully, to distress the mind or…
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AP English: Hamlet Acts
11
12
13
14
Francisco, a guard, is on duty waiting for Bernardo to reliev…
Claudius is celebrating his recent wedding to Gertrude. Hamle…
Opens with Laertes saying his goodbyes and warning Ophelia to…
The ghost appears and Hamlet goes after it.
11
Francisco, a guard, is on duty waiting for Bernardo to reliev…
12
Claudius is celebrating his recent wedding to Gertrude. Hamle…
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AP Literature - Hamlet Vocabulary #3
insolence (noun)
spurn (verb)
bodkin (noun)
pith (noun)
an offensive disrespect; impudent act
reject with contempt
a dagger with a slender blade
the choicest or most vital part of some idea or experience
insolence (noun)
an offensive disrespect; impudent act
spurn (verb)
reject with contempt
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AP English Literature: Hamlet Vocabulary
avouch
impressment
portentous
harbingers
give testimony; affirm
forced military service
ominous; causing dread
messengers
avouch
give testimony; affirm
impressment
forced military service
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AP English Literature Hamlet Vocabulary
Entreated
Assail
Fortified
Illume
To beg; to ask
To attack
Shielded; secured; protected
To brighten, to lighten
Entreated
To beg; to ask
Assail
To attack
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AP Asselta Hamlet Act III Quotes
I must be...
Rich gifts wax...
For some must...
For use almost...
"I must be cruel only to be kind."
"Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind."
"For some must watch while some must sleep so runs the world…
"For use almost can change the stamp of nature."
I must be...
"I must be cruel only to be kind."
Rich gifts wax...
"Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind."
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AP Literature - Hamlet Vocabulary #2
assay (verb)
purport (verb)
fetter (noun)
entreat (verb)
to test a substance to determine its components
to present, especially deliberately, the appearance of being;…
a shackle for the ankles or feet
to ask for or request earnestly
assay (verb)
to test a substance to determine its components
purport (verb)
to present, especially deliberately, the appearance of being;…
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AP Literature Hamlet Part II
Martial
Impious
Circumscribe
Extremity
military
unholy
limit
utmost limit
Martial
military
Impious
unholy
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AP Lang Hamlet Vocab Act 2
assay
purport
fetter
entreat
a test of a substance to determine its components
have the often specious appearance of being or intending
a shackle for the ankles or feet
ask for or request earnestly
assay
a test of a substance to determine its components
purport
have the often specious appearance of being or intending
AP World Literature Hamlet Vocab
rue
ostentation
churlish
perdition
to feel sorrow over; repent of; regret bitterly
pretentious or conspicuous; show
boorish, rude
utter destruction, ruin, loss (often spiritual)
rue
to feel sorrow over; repent of; regret bitterly
ostentation
pretentious or conspicuous; show
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AP Eng Hamlet Act 1 vocab
Tragedy
Hamartia
Disingenuous
Expedient
Protagonist is brought to ruins or suffers great sorrow
Actions based on a mental error a sort of false step; an inhe…
Not straightforward or candid
Appropriate to a purpose, promote one's interests
Tragedy
Protagonist is brought to ruins or suffers great sorrow
Hamartia
Actions based on a mental error a sort of false step; an inhe…
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World Literature Vocal (Hamlet: Act 1)
Apparition
Assail
Avouch
Circumscribed
ghost
to attack
affirm or assert
restricted or limited
Apparition
ghost
Assail
to attack
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AP Brit Lit- Hamlet Act I and II Quotations
"Tis bitter cold, and I am sick at hea…
"A little more than kin, and a little…
"O, that this too too solid flesh woul…
"Frailty, thy name is woman!"
Francisco
Hamlet
Hamlet
Hamlet
"Tis bitter cold, and I am sick at hea…
Francisco
"A little more than kin, and a little…
Hamlet
AP Brit Lit- Hamlet Act I and II Characters
Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
The Ghost
the crown prince of Denmark who returns from the university i…
Hamlet's uncle and now stepfather who has seized the throne a…
Hamlet's mother, widow of late King Hamlet, and wife of Claud…
Spirit of the late King Hamlet, condemned to walk the earth u…
Hamlet
the crown prince of Denmark who returns from the university i…
Claudius
Hamlet's uncle and now stepfather who has seized the throne a…
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Pre-AP World Literature II - Hamlet
Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
Polonius
the Prince of Denmark, son of Gertrude and the elder Hamlet;…
the uncle of Hamlet; he usurped the throne from his brother b…
the Queen of Denmark, wife of Claudius, and Hamlet's mother;…
the Lord Chamberlain of the King's Court, his adviser; he is…
Hamlet
the Prince of Denmark, son of Gertrude and the elder Hamlet;…
Claudius
the uncle of Hamlet; he usurped the throne from his brother b…
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