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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 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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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 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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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 Literature: Hamlet Vocabulary (Smith)
alliteration
allusion
chiasmus
euphemism
the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring…
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
a statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
an indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
alliteration
the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring…
allusion
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
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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 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 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 Literature - Hamlet important quotes
"If thou didst ever thy dear father lo…
"Something is rotten in the state if D…
"I am but mad north- northwest"
"There is a divinity that shapes our e…
Ghost, 1.5 23-25
Marcellus, 1.4 90
Hamlet, 11.2.347
Hamlet V.2.10-11
"If thou didst ever thy dear father lo…
Ghost, 1.5 23-25
"Something is rotten in the state if D…
Marcellus, 1.4 90
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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 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
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 Literature Hamlet Act: 1
Identify Bernardo, Francisco, Marcellu…
What had Bernardo seen at a prior watch?
Why does Marcellus think Horatio shoul…
What does young Fortinbras want to do?
Bernardo, Francisco, Marcellus: Danish soldiers/guards who fi…
The ghost of King Hamlet.
Horatio is a more learned, respected man and is also the frie…
Attack Denmark while it is weak from the loss of its king.
Identify Bernardo, Francisco, Marcellu…
Bernardo, Francisco, Marcellus: Danish soldiers/guards who fi…
What had Bernardo seen at a prior watch?
The ghost of King Hamlet.
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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 Literature Hamlet and Critical Approaches Study Guide
13th; Legend
1599; 1602
Elsinore; Denmark
Claudius; Younger
Hamlet is based on a ______ century ___________
The first performance of Hamlet is dated between _________ an…
The setting of Hamlet is _____________ castle in ____________
__________ is King Hamlet's __________ brother
13th; Legend
Hamlet is based on a ______ century ___________
1599; 1602
The first performance of Hamlet is dated between _________ an…
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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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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AP Literature Part 1 Hamlet Vocab.
Usurp
Avouch
Portentous
Harbinger
seize unfairly
to assert
ominous; threatening
fore runner
Usurp
seize unfairly
Avouch
to assert
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
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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12 AP Language and Literature - Hamlet - Vocabulary
Auspicious (21)
Behoove (45)
Beseech (25)
Besmirch (51)
(adj) promising success
(verb) to be appropriate for due to moral or ethical consider…
(verb) to beg eagerly for
(verb) to sully a reputation of (someone or something)
Auspicious (21)
(adj) promising success
Behoove (45)
(verb) to be appropriate for due to moral or ethical consider…
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 3/17/16 (Quotes)
"what art thou that usurp'st this time…
"a little more than kin a little less…
"for your intent in going back to scho…
"I shall in all my best obey you, mada…
Horatio to ghost (ACT I)
hamlet speaking of claudius (ACT I)
Claudius to Laertes (ACT I)
Hamlet to the Queen, saying he won't leave (ACT I)
"what art thou that usurp'st this time…
Horatio to ghost (ACT I)
"a little more than kin a little less…
hamlet speaking of claudius (ACT I)
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:…
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…
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…
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…
Hamlet Literature
1. Identify Bernardo, Francisco, Marce…
2. What had Bernardo seen at a prior w…
3. Why does Marcellus think Horatio sh…
4. What does young Fortinbras want to…
Bernardo, Francisco and Marcellus are guard soldiers at Elsin…
king hamlet's ghost
Horatio was a scholar who should know the proper way to addre…
Young Fortinbras wants to regain the lands his father had lost.
1. Identify Bernardo, Francisco, Marce…
Bernardo, Francisco and Marcellus are guard soldiers at Elsin…
2. What had Bernardo seen at a prior w…
king hamlet's ghost
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Hamlet AP Lit Terms
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Tragic Flaw
Dramatic Irony
A dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a seriou…
A person of noble birth with heroic qualities who is fated by…
Traditionally, a defect in a hero or heroine that leads to hi…
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation…
Tragedy
A dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a seriou…
Tragic Hero
A person of noble birth with heroic qualities who is fated by…
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Hamlet AP
Revenge Motive... Internal and External C…
three steps taken for a perfect revenge
3 Steps Claudius has taken to gain the…
where did Hamlet go to college?
Elements of a Shakespearan Tragedy
1. victim must be tortured mentally and physically... 2. victim…
1. murdered King Hamlet... 2. married Queen Gertrude... 3. held a f…
Wittenburg, Germany
Revenge Motive... Internal and External C…
Elements of a Shakespearan Tragedy
three steps taken for a perfect revenge
1. victim must be tortured mentally and physically... 2. victim…
AP Lit Hamlet Quotes
"Stay! Speak, speak! I charge thee, sp…
"A little more than kin and less than…
"o that this too too solid flesh would…
"Frailty, thy name is women!
Horatio
Hamlet
Hamlet
Hamlet
"Stay! Speak, speak! I charge thee, sp…
Horatio
"A little more than kin and less than…
Hamlet
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AP Literature & Composition: Hamlet, Shakespeare Famous Lines and Meanings
Hamartia
Vernacular
In what language is Hamlet written in?
Iambic Pentameter
A fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or hero…
Language spoken by the people at the time. (Modern Language)
Modern Language
Literally meter containing 5 iams. Unstressed and stressed. A…
Hamartia
A fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or hero…
Vernacular
Language spoken by the people at the time. (Modern Language)
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AP Lit Hamlet Vocab
beshrew
carping
cerement(s)
chanson
V. to invoke evil upon
Adj. naggingly critical or complaining
N. cloth coated with wax, formerly used for wrapping the dead
N. song, esp. a French cabaret song
beshrew
V. to invoke evil upon
carping
Adj. naggingly critical or complaining
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AP Lit Hamlet Terms
ingratiating
emulous
cynosure
retribution
purposely bringing oneself into the good graces and favor of…
eager or ambitious to equal or surpass another; competing with
serving as the focal point of attention and admiration; cente…
punishment demanded in repayment for a wrong done
ingratiating
purposely bringing oneself into the good graces and favor of…
emulous
eager or ambitious to equal or surpass another; competing with
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AP English- Hamlet
Ghost of Old King Hamlet
Gertrude
Claudius
Hamlet
recently deceased (2 months)... says he's Hamlet's father... says t…
Old King Hamlet's ex wife, now married to Claudius... Queen of D…
Old King Hamlet's brother, current King of Denmark... Hamlet's u…
Prince of Denmark, son to the late King Hamlet and Gertrude... t…
Ghost of Old King Hamlet
recently deceased (2 months)... says he's Hamlet's father... says t…
Gertrude
Old King Hamlet's ex wife, now married to Claudius... Queen of D…
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AP Lit Vocab Hamlet
brooding
pastoral
fastidious
officious
(adj) cast in a subdued light so as to convey a somewha threa…
(adj) rural, pertaining to a country life; rustic
(adj) excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to…
(adj) objectionably aggressive in offering one's unrequested…
brooding
(adj) cast in a subdued light so as to convey a somewha threa…
pastoral
(adj) rural, pertaining to a country life; rustic
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AP Lit Hamlet Test
brazen
shrill
auspicious
obsequious
shameless, insolent, disrespectful... derivatives: brazenly, bra…
high pitched or piercing in sound quality... derivatives: shrill…
favorable, promising success, encouraging, opportune... derivati…
overly attentive, showing servile compliance or deference... der…
brazen
shameless, insolent, disrespectful... derivatives: brazenly, bra…
shrill
high pitched or piercing in sound quality... derivatives: shrill…
ap lit hamlet test
where does claudius intend to send ham…
hamlet's famous line "to be or not to…
after ophelia returns hamlet's letters…
who was watching the encounter between…
england
suicide
to a nunnery
claudius and polonious
where does claudius intend to send ham…
england
hamlet's famous line "to be or not to…
suicide
AP Lit Hamlet "Quotations"
A little more kin and less than kind
This too, too sullied flesh would melt…
Frailty thy name is woman!
Neither a borrower, nor a lender be
Hamlet
Hamlet (Soliloquy)
Hamlet
Polonius
A little more kin and less than kind
Hamlet
This too, too sullied flesh would melt…
Hamlet (Soliloquy)
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AP Lit Termz: Hamlet
paternal
exhortative
contemptuous
ingratiating
characteristic of or befitting a father; fatherly
to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; give urgent advice
showing or expressing contempt or disdain; scornful; disrespe…
charming; agreeable; pleasing
paternal
characteristic of or befitting a father; fatherly
exhortative
to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; give urgent advice
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AP Lit - Hamlet Lines
I M M L
A M L
N A J M M L
A M L A O C T
It might, my lord
Ay, my lord
Not a jot more my lord
Ay my lord, and of calfskins too
I M M L
It might, my lord
A M L
Ay, my lord
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AP Lit Hamlet Test
Shakespeare was born in
Shakespeare was born and died in
Shakespeare's wife was called
Shakespeares 2 mistresses were called
April 23rd, 1564
Stratford Upon Avon
Anne Hathaway
Dark Lady and Fair Youth
Shakespeare was born in
April 23rd, 1564
Shakespeare was born and died in
Stratford Upon Avon
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AP Literary Terms: Hamlet
aside
comic relief
conflict
denouement
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
an amusing scene, incident, or speech introduced into serious…
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
the portion of the plot that reveals the final outcome of its…
aside
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
comic relief
an amusing scene, incident, or speech introduced into serious…
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Hamlet Literature Terms
Allusion
Anaphora
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
the act of making an indirect reference to something
repetition of a word or expression at the beginning of succes…
occurs when the expected outcome does not happen
irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect t…
Allusion
the act of making an indirect reference to something
Anaphora
repetition of a word or expression at the beginning of succes…
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AP Lit Hamlet Intro
When was Hamlet written?
What is the central conflict of the pl…
What is Hamlet based on?
Who is Hamlet?
1601-1604
Hamlet's decision whether or not to avenge the murder of his…
an old oral legend about Amleth, a prince whose father was ki…
1. a tragic figure... 2. a representative of the human psyche... 3.…
When was Hamlet written?
1601-1604
What is the central conflict of the pl…
Hamlet's decision whether or not to avenge the murder of his…
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