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What information does Marcellus and Bernardo tell Horatio?
lines 28-34
*They tell him about the ghost that appeared in the night.
Why did Marcellus and Bernardo bring Horatio to the watch that night?
*to see if the ghost would appear.
*Horatio says it is just their immagination, so he joins them so if the ghost does appear, he will confirm it with his own eyes.
What does Horatio charge the ghost to do?
*Horatio "charges" the ghost to speak.
What are the 2 results of that charge?
*the ghost appear, makes himself seen and then turns and leaves.
What does Horatio speculate about the appearance of the ghost?
*The ghost is wearing armour that the late King used to wear.
What does Marcellus tell Horatio about the events happening in Denmark?
Lines 81-90
*They are embarking on war.
*Young Fortinbras is wanting to take their land through war.
What does Horatio reply as an explanation to Marcellus' information?
line 91-119
*It is rumor that the previous King, whose ghost has appeared to us, was dared to single combat by Fortinbras of Norway, prompted by an arrogant pride. King Fortinbras was killed, who forfeited to his conqueror all the land he possessed. Young Fortinbras is comming to claim the land.
Who does Horatio advise that they tell about the ghost's appearance? Why?
*They want to tell Hamlet because they believe that the ghost will appear and talk to him.
Who is Laertes?
* The King's advisor's son.
What is he asking permission to do?
*He would like to go to college in France.
Why do you think Claudius grants laertes permission to leave, but asks Hamlet to stay?
*Hamlet is the next in line to the thrown and Claudius wants to keep Hamlet near.
How can you tell that Hamlet is depressed?
*He is wearing black at the wedding. he refuses to celebrate, behind closed door he shows his anger and disgust with a wedding so close to the death of his father.
Why is Hamlet upset with his mother?
*She married her husband's brother 2months after his death.
How do Claudius and Gertrude respond to Hamlet's display of melancholy?
*They try to convince Hamlet to be happy. They think he should move on.
What is the tone of voice when Hamlet says, "a little more than kin, and less than kind?"
* He is sad and soft, he is sarcastic, yet shows depression.
How does Hamlet learn of the Ghost?
*Horatio
What does he decide to do?
*Hamlet decides to keep watch at night in case the ghost appears.
What does Laertes caution Ophelia about?
*Hamlet does not really love her, he will use her and ruin the family's honor.
What does Polonius question Ophelia about in lines 99-107?
*He wants to know if she has done anything with Hamlet?
What is going on between them?
What does Polonius mean when he cautions Ophelia not to tender me a fool?
*do not disrespect his honor.
What 2 Danish traditions do Hamlet and Horation oberve Claudius partaking in?
lines 9-13
*kettledrum and trumpets have to be played
*King drinks red wine.
Why does Hamlet not approve of these customs?
*He disapproves because the marriage of his uncle to his mother is too quick after the death of his father.
How does the ghost respond when Hamlet speaks to it?
*He tells him about his murder.
What might Marcellus and Horatio be afraid for Hamlet to follow the ghost?
*Because they think he's going to get hurt.
What does Marcellus attempt to do to Hamlet?
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