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Hamlet: Final Response

Choose a focus for your final response to Hamlet. Synthesize alternative points of view, (include links to sources: your posts, STJ blogs, etc.). Review your responses throughout our study: Thaw, resolve, adieu… Hamlet Getting Started 2 Is Polonius a Good … Continue reading

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Hamlet Getting Started 2

Recall: “refer to your responses to these questions and keep track of any changes in your opinions, or any surprises you find.” Revisit your initial response to Hamlet: Getting Started. Include specific examples from the text to justify opinions you … Continue reading

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Hamlet: Before Act 1 and 2(English 30)

How do isolation and loneliness affect how we perceive ourselves? Is Horatio a nihilist? A Christian existentialist? Something else? Does he reveal his “imperatives“? How does he respond when evidence challenges his “imperatives”? Consider “Postulates 1-4.” How do characters respond … Continue reading

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Hamlet: Getting Started

Hamlet raises many questions that you may recognize from your own life. Thinking about some of these issues will make your experience of the play more interesting and rewarding. Discuss some of the following questions in your blog or the … Continue reading

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After Act 5 (English 30)

Respond to one of the following: Do you think Rosencrantz and Guildenstern deserved to be put to death? What alternatives might Hamlet have taken? Examine Hamlet’s reasoning and consider whether you think Hamlet was seeking justice or revenge? Why does … Continue reading

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I wish to dwell on Ophelia (Eng. 30)

Many scholars discuss the significance of Ophelia only as far as she impacts the development of the character of Hamlet. I hate that. Ophelia is far more important than the 5 scenes in which she appears. The tragedy of Ophelia … Continue reading

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An Interpretation of Hamlet

(30-1) For hundreds of years, scholars have written about problems of interpreting this play. Complete any of the following statements and develop your thoughts in an entry in your blog. Trackback, SVP. What puzzles me most about Hamlet’s behaviour is … Continue reading

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Hamlet: After Act 1 and 2(English 30)

(30-1)”I know not seems.” In I, ii, 76, Hamlet claims that his grief is real, not just a show. Make a chart of all the occasions in this act when there is a difference between the way a character seems … Continue reading

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English 30 Hamlet Act 2 Done?

Before the weekend let’s be done Act 2, write whatever you need in your blogs, moderate at least three comments from anyone on your posts, help others by cross-posting comments as well. I need to have Assessment data before the … Continue reading

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Hamlet next for English 30

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