Hamlet Act 4 Literary Devices Flashcards | Quizlet
To understand why the Duke has this desire to disguise himself one can look at the beginning of the play in act 1 scene 3 where the Duke is at the monastery asking Friar Thomas to hide him there....
Hamlet Act 4 Summary and Analysis | GradeSaver
The use of a word being placed against another to form a balanced contrast is known in rhetoric as ANTITHESIS.
A rhetorical term for the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas in balanced phrases or clauses.
Do Now: Journal writing- From the first two acts we have read, what is your impression of Hamlet’s character? Write for about 4 minutes to describe Hamlet’s character.
Hamlet : Act 2, Scene 2 - Shakespeare Navigators
The implication that Claudius below the waist is a beast is a comment on the new king's lechery.
"Let me not think on't—Frailty, thy name is woman!"
Line 146 - Hamlet uses an apostrophe, speaking directly to "frailty." This line provides insight on Hamlet's attitude toward women.
"Like Niobe, all tears:—why she, even she—"
Line 149 - Hamlet alludes to Niobe, a character in Greek mythology, famous for her ceaseless tears following her children's death.
Act 2, Scene 2 of Shakespeare's Hamlet, with notes and line numbers.
Do Now : Journal Writing
Some critics interpret use the “Oedipus complex” theory to interpret Hamlet’s actions throughout the play. “Oedipus complex” is a subconscious sexual attachment to his mother, remaining from his earlier childhood. Critics usually cite the words of Act III, scene 4 as evidence for this interpretation. What is your reaction to a psychoanalytical interpretation of a work of literature that was written hundreds of years before Freud outlined his theories of human behavior?
Introduction to Hamlet - Shakespeare Online
unlucky manage of this fatal brawl:There lies the man, slain by young romeo,140. essay (written in my first year at uni) focuses on the balcony scene but should help with thinking about the development of the characters and their relationship. so that romeo might ascend to julietâs room on their wedding. act 2 scene 5 nurse appears to be tired and sore and tell romeo the news not in act 2 scene 4 as sparknotes have written down.
Literary Terms and Definitions S - Carson-Newman College
Part 1 Before the Killing of Polonius
1. Polonius has decided once more to resort to spying as a method of gaining information. When has he done so before?
2. How does Gertrude interpret Hamlet’s state of extreme agitation?
3. How important is Hamlet’s behavior toward his mother in the beginning of this scene?
4. When Hamlet hears Polonius call out from behind the arras, he immediately stabs through the arras and kills him. Why was this act so uncharacteristic of Hamlet? How do you explain his sudden rashness of spirit?
5. What lines show us that Hamlet thought that he was stabbing the king?
6. How do you explain Hamlet’s lack of remorse over the death of Polonius?
Conflict - Examples and Definition of Conflict
has sent a letter to romeo challenging him to a duel. sudden, fatal violence in the first scene of act 3,As well as the buildup to the fighting, serves as a reminder that,For all its emphasis on love, beauty, and romance, romeo. summary of Act 3, scene 1 in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. itself turns vice, being misapplied,And vice sometime by action dignified.