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Preview 5.2 Vocab Unit 10 Quiz Independent reading IF YOU DID NOT TAKE ACT 4 QUIZ, YOU MUST MAKE IT UP BY TODAY Homework: Finish reading Hamlet (5.2 is the last scene of the play) Decoding Hamlet Act 5 Social Media Project due Wednesday 3/2 Monday – Hamlet final discussion Tuesday – Film versions of Hamlet Wednesday – Unit 7 Exam, Social Media Project Due
Themes: Critiques of society and death (suicide) Gravedigger as as “clown” Conversation between Gravedigger and Other What are they disputing? What do they think is the reason for Ophelia’s Christian burial? (5.1.24-26) Meaning of “arms” (5.1.30-40) Hamlet is offended by the Gravedigger’s singing (5.1.70) and is very bothered by the skulls and laments their irony (politician, courtier, lawyer, Yorick) Hamlet and Laertes fight in Ophelia’s grave. Did Hamlet really love her?
1. Who will die? Who will live? How will it happen Polonius was stabbed by Hamlet (thinking he was Claudius) Ophelia drowned herself in the river Hamlet, Gertrude, Claudius, Laertes, Horatio, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, Fortinbras 2. Write down a question for Hamlet discussion on Monday May be related to themes, quotes, or characters we have discussed Can be something you are confused about
Turn in Decoding Hamlet (Act 5) Grab handout Deaths in Hamlet Activity Discuss 5.2 Hamlet Final Discussion (graded) Homework: Social Media Page due Wednesday Unit 7 exam Wednesday
How did Hamlet escape orders for his execution? What are Hamlet’s feelings towards Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? Laertes? What is Horatio’s advice to Hamlet? Where else did we see such advice in the play? Laertes and Hamlet – forgiveness and revenge – discuss how these themes are present in their interactions. The poisoned cup and sword – how does it play out? Who is to blame? What are Hamlet’s dying requests? Who has the last word in Hamlet?
Your Questions For Discussion Did Ophelia really kill herself? Do Hamlet, Claud, and Gert feel remorse for Ophelia’s death? Hamlet’s feelings for O’s death What will Hamlet do without her? Did he really love her? Would Hamlet killing himself been better for Denmark’s society? Why was poison the murder weapon of choice? Is Hamlet sane or mad? Why would he act mad – does he really think that could solve his problems? Did the madness work? Why does Hamlet wait so long to kill Claudius? What is the point of Fortinbras? How did Hamlet get away and back to Demark after being sent away? Will Hamlet and Laertes come to terms with each other? Can Laertes forgive Hamlet? What was Claudius’s motive for killing King Hamlet? Is Gertrude ashamed of what she did? How does she feel about Claudius wanting to kill Hamlet? Why does Shakespeare kill off his main characters? Does Syphilis really make you rot? Hamlet and Laertes’s relationship