Hamlet Quotations Act 1 Essay

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Hamlet Quotations Act 1

Hamlet Quotations Act 1

INSTRUCTIONS:

Foreachquote:

(a)Identifythespeaker,towhomitisaddressed,andthesituation,

(b)Explain(indetail)thesignificanceofthequoteintermsofallthatapply:themes,characterrevelation,plot

development,dramaticdevices(irony,foreshadowing…),poeticdevices(simile,metaphor,alliteration…),etc.

(c)Uploadtoturnitin.com

EXAMPLE:

“Thisbodessomestrangeeruptiontoourstate.”

(a)​HoratioisspeakingtoMarcellus;HoratioisreferringtotheghostofHamletSr.thattheyhavejustwitnessed.

(b)​HoratiobelievesthattheghostisappearingbecausefoulplaywasinvolvedwithHamletSr.’sdeath.Heisnotpositive

aboutit,butheknowsthatsomething“strange”ishappening.Thiseventputstheactionoftheplayinmotion(plot

development).Also,thecommentforeshadowstheimpendingdoomthatDenmarkmaybefacing.

1. “Alittlemorethankin,andlessthankind.”

2. “Weprayyouthrowtoearththisunprevailingwoe,andthinkofusasafather…”

3. “Othatthistootoosulliedfleshwouldmelt…”

4. “Frailty,thynameiswoman…Omostwickedspeed!Topostwithsuchdexteritytoincestuoussheets!”

“Donotassomeungraciouspastorsdo,showmethesteepandthornywaytoheaven,whilelikeapuff’d

andrecklesslibertinehimselftheprimrosepathofdalliancetreads…”

6. “Thisaboveall:tothineownselfbetrue…”

7. “Whenthebloodburns,howprodigalthesoullendsthetonguevows.”

8. “Thedramofevildothallthenoblesubstanceoftendouttohisownscandal.”

9. “SomethingisrotteninthestateofDenmark.”

10.“Revengehisfoulandmostunnaturalmurder.”

11.“Hastemetoknow’t,thatIwithwingsasswiftasmeditationorthethoughtsoflovemaysweeptomyrevenge.”

12.“Theserpentthatdidstingyourfather’slifenowwearshiscrown.”…”Omypropheticsoul!Myuncle!”

13.“Omostperniciouswoman!Ovillain,villain,smilingdamnedvillain!…Thatonemaysmile,andsmile,andbea

villain.”

14.“Therearemorethingsinheavenandearth,…Thanaredreamtofinyourphilosophy.”

15.“Thetimeisoutofjoint.Ocursedspite,thatIwasborntosetitright.”

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