How to Write a Paper. Compiled from many sources; revised by L. Thornton, J. Pound and L. Woods. The Title. Vital because it is the reader’s first impression. CLARITY IS ESSENTIAL Three to avoid The title of the work: “ Hamlet ” or “Shakespeare’s Hamlet ”
Compiled from many sources; revised by L. Thornton, J. Pound and L. Woods
“A little more than kin, and less than kind.” Hamlet’s first words immediately draw attention to the nature of his relationship with his step-father, Claudius.
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Having only recently seen off Laertes with his blessing and with advice about the virtues of honesty, Polonius hires one of his sons friends to spread false rumors about Laertes’ behavior that he might “by indirections find directions out” (3.2.72). Such deception, however, is common to the father-son relationships in Hamlet.”
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Conclusions are often the most difficult part of an essay to write, and many writers feel that they have nothing left to say after having written the paper.
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