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29 Cards in this Set

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5.1 of Hamlet begins with the fundamental activity of the play, the activity of _________
5.1 begins with the two gravediggers trying to make sense of __________
ophelia's death
What is the form of the gravediggers’ speech in 5.1?
Upon what day did the older of the two gravediggers get hired?
when old hamlet killed old fortinbras
How old is Hamlet?
“Here’s a skull now hath lain you in th’ earth three and twenty years.” Here, the “skull” is that of_________
Yorik, the King's jester
“The queen, the courtiers: who is this they follow?/And with such maimed rites? This doth betoken/The corse they follow did with desperate hand/Fordo its own life; ‘twas of some estate.” Here, the “corse” is that of __________ and the speaker, Hamlet, is once again attempting to __________ what he sees.
Ophelia, speak
HAMLET “That is Laertes,/A very noble youth.” Comment upon the irony in this line:
Hamlet wants to kill Laertes and here he is complementing him
“I hoped thou shouldst have been my Hamlet’s wife…” Here, “I” = __________ and “thou” = __________ and, since the listener is not able to hear the speaker, this is an example of what figure of speech __________
Gertrude, Ophelia, Aside
Where, physically are Hamlet and Laertes when they scuffle in 5.1?
in the grave
“Ere I could make a prologue to my brains,/They had begun the play.” Here, Hamlet’s images belong to a cluster of images best labeled __________ imagery.
theater imagery
“…Without debatement further, more or less,/He should the bearers put to sudden death,/No shriving time allowed.” Here, “He” = __________ and “bearers” = __________ and here Hamlet is sharing with Horatio instructions written by:
King of England, R/G, himself
“They are not near my conscience; their defeat/Does by their own insinuation grow.” Here, “my” = __________ and “their” = __________
Hamlet, R/G
“It must be shortly known to him from England/What is the issue of the business there,” Here, “him” = __________
“But I am very sorry, good Horatio,/That to Laertes I forgot myself;/For, by the image of my cause, I see/The portraiture of his: I’ll court his favours…” Here, “I” = __________ and “his” = __________ and the irony in “I’ll court his favours” is:
Hamlet, Laertes, trying to get on his good side
In 5.2, who has clearly replaced Polonius in the Danish court?
“His purse is empty already; all’s golden words are spent.” Here, “his” = __________
“…since he went into France,/I have been in continual practice; I shall win at the odds.” Here, “he” = __________ and “I” = __________
Laertes, Hamlet
Supply the missing words: “Not a whit, we defy augury: there’s a special __________ in the fall of a __________. If it be now, ‘tis not to come; if it be not to come, it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come: the __________ is all; since no man has aught of what he leaves, what is ‘t to leave betimes? Let __________. And in the above lines, “it” = __________
Providence, sparrow, readiness, be, death
“I’ll play this bout first; set it by awhile.” Here, “I” = __________ and “it” = _________
Hamlet, goblet
“And yet, ‘tis almost against my conscience.” Here, “my” = __________
“I am justly killed with mine own treachery.” Here, “I” = __________ and “treachery” = __________
Laertes, Deceit/poison/sword, gertrude, laertes and hamlet
“She swounds to see them bleed.” Here, “she” = __________ and “them” = __________
Gertrude, Laertes and Hamlet
“The treacherous instrument is in thy hand,/Unbated and envenom’d…” Here, “instrument” = __________ and “thy” = __________
sword, your (Hamlet's)
“He is justly served;/It is a poison temper’d by himself.” Here, “he” = __________
“Exchange forgiveness with me, noble Hamlet:/Mine and my father’s death come not upon thee,/Nor thine on me!” Here, “me” = __________ and “father” = __________
Laertes, Polonius
“Thou livest; report me and my cause aright/To the unsatisfied.” Here, “thou” = __________ and “me” = __________
Horatio, Hamlet
Supply the missing word: “The ears are senseless that should give us hearing,/To tell his commandment is fulfill’d,/That __________ are dead.” And “him” = __________
R/G, The King
“For me, with sorrow I embrace fortune:/I have some rights of memory in this kingdom,/Which now to claim my vantage doth invite me.” Here, “me” = __________