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Hamlet. Let’s Review!. Literary Terms. Define the following: Iambic pentameter: a line of poetry consisting of 10 syllables in an unstressed/stressed pattern Heroic couplet: two lines of rhyming iambic pentameter Blank verse: unrhymed iambic pentameter

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hamlet

Hamlet

Let’s Review!

literary terms
Literary Terms
  • Define the following:
    • Iambic pentameter: a line of poetry consisting of 10 syllables in an unstressed/stressed pattern
    • Heroic couplet: two lines of rhyming iambic pentameter
    • Blank verse: unrhymed iambic pentameter
    • Monologue: a long speech a character makes to other characters
    • Soliloquy: a long speech during which a character is on stage alone; it reveals thoughts and feelings
    • Aside: a remark a character makes toward the audience so that other characters can’t hear it
great lines
Great Lines!
  • For the following quotes, be sure you know…
    • Who said it (and possibly to whom)
    • The context of the line (when, where, why, etc.)
    • The importance of the line – for instance, what does it reveal about the character who said it?
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“…brevity is the soul of wit” (Polonius)

  • “Exchange forgiveness with me, noble Hamlet!” (Laertes)
  • “Frailty, thy name is woman!” (Hamlet)
  • “Neither a borrow nor a lender be” (Polonius)
  • “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” (Marcellus)
  • “Such a sight as this / Becomes the field, but here shows much amiss.” (Fortinbras)
  • “Sweets to the sweet: farewell!” (Gertrude)
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“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” (Gertrude)

  • “…the play’s the thing / Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.” (Hamlet)
  • The serpent that did sting they father’s life / Now wears his crown.” (The Ghost)
  • “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, / Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” (Hamlet)
  • “This above all,--to thine own self be true.” (Polonius)
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“Though this is madness, yet there is method in’it.” (Polonius)

  • “To be, or not to be,--that is the question.” (Hamlet)
  • “When sorrow comes, they come not single spies, / But in battalions!” (Claudius)
important themes
Important Themes
  • For each of the following themes, identify at least one way that the theme is revealed in the play:
    • Greed
    • Revenge
    • Guilt
    • Thought vs. Action
    • Loyalty vs. Betrayal
internal and external conflicts
Internal and External Conflicts
  • Make a list of the internal conflicts in the play.
  • Make a list of the external conflicts in the play.
characters flaws
Characters’ Flaws
  • For each of the following characters, identify at least one flaw (or weakness) that influences the plot of the play:
    • Claudius
    • Gertrude
    • Polonius
    • Laertes
    • Ophelia
    • Hamlet
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LOL!
  • Identify at least two places in the play where comic relief is provided.
death toll
Death Toll
  • At the end of the play, how many characters are dead? (Begin counting with King Hamlet.)
  • Who killed whom?
  • How did they all die?