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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.

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1  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

2  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? ( )  Meaning of “arms” ( )  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?

3 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

4  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

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6  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?

7 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


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