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English
Which of the following is the correct way to cite a scene from Hamlet? Hamlet I.iv.12-14 Hamlet I. 4.12-14 Hamlet 1.iv 12-14 Hamlet 1.four.12-14 my answer Hamlet I. 4.12-14
April 23, 2010 by christopher

English- Hamlet
I want to know what this line mean in hamlet: but break my heart for i must hold my tongue why do Hamlet not want to share his feelings with anyone?
November 12, 2012 by Mohammad

english
Act IV of Hamlet 1. What is the King's original plan for eliminating Hamlet? 2. What does Hamlet learn from Fortinbras's captain about their mission into Poland? How does this affect Hamlet? 3. What is the plan and back-up plan that Claudius concocts with Laertes? 4. What is ...
December 11, 2011 by TRACY

English Hamlet
I am writing an essay based on Act 1 wheather Hamlet is really a hero. What heroic qualities or lack of make Hamlet a hero or not?
January 7, 2008 by Brad

English
Could you please tell me if the questions are grammatically correct? Thank you very much. 1) What does the word “rub” denote and connote? Why does Hamlet arrange a play at court? What is the function of the “play within the play”? 2)Whose ghost appears to Hamlet? Why? How does...
December 18, 2011 by Henry2

English
Could you please tell me which of the following phrases are possible? Thank you. 1) Hamlet wants to ____ ______; Hamlet wants to take revenge Hamlet wants to avenge his father Hamlet wants to revenge himself 2) Hamlet is sure that Claudius is the murderer (is "killer" possible...
January 6, 2012 by Henry2

english/hamlet
i'm writing an essay on Hamlet comparing and contrasting the characters of Hamlet and Horatio. One of my paragraphs talks about the differences in their balance of character; Hamlet is unbalanced and dies, while Horatio is the ideal, balanced character who lives to tell the ...
March 25, 2007 by Jessica

English
Hi, I'm writing an essay on how Hamlet is a participant of hypocrisy. Can anyone help me write a thesis statement. My points are that his father tells him to avenge him, but Hamlet takes a long time to do it, how Hamlet says he loves Ophelia but is the cause of her death, and ...
March 4, 2007 by Raj

ENGLISH HAMLET
Hi, would someone kind please tell me, what the symbolisms are in Hamlet? Thank you http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/themes.html =)
December 6, 2006 by Al Gore

Hamlet
does anyone know any quotes etc that i can use to prove that hamlet was respected and honorable i need it for my tragic hero essay on Hamlet
July 21, 2009 by Me

English
Thank you very much. I retyped the sentences you checked. Can you please tell me if everything is correct? Thank you. 1) A violent crime was committed against a member of the hero’s family. The ghost of the previous king, the elder Hamlet, appears to his son, Prince Hamlet. He...
January 10, 2012 by Henry2

Shakespeare + hamlet+ english!
http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/characters.html "Osric - The foolish courtier who summons Hamlet to his duel with Laertes." Is it really an "intrusion"? Or is Shakespeare using the character to lure Hamlet into accepting the challenge and fight Laertes? ?? Why has...
December 1, 2006 by Writeacher

English
Hi, If anyone has read Hamlet...I have to write an essay showing how Hamlet is a hypocrite or similar. I need 3 main points of proof. I only have one, which is that Hamlet says he loves Ophelia but hes the cause of her death and he shunned her. I need two more points. His ...
March 3, 2007 by Raj

hamlet+ english
Act Five Scene One What dramatic purpose is served by having Laertes and Hamlet grapple in the grave? 1. Over whom are they fighting? 2. What will happen at the end of the play? ??
December 1, 2006 by hamlet

english
hamlet what is bothering hamlet ? and what is bothering hamlet the most?
September 17, 2010 by Sheila

english (hamlet)
Hamlet awaits the appearance of the ghost on a. The moor near the battles ground b. The birnam woods c. The ramparts of elsinor castle d. The cellar of the castle
May 15, 2014 by sim

English - Hamlet Essay
I've been asked to write an Essay for english class on Hamlet. It sais to : Select one speech from Act IV of Hamlet and write a cause and effect essay for how it targets its audience. You may choose a target audience of any context or production of the play - the original ...
November 20, 2009 by Aly

English
How do these develop theme of these allusions from Hamlet? 1. "I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant" (II,ii,14) So basically Hamlet is telling his actors not over act during the play. 2. “For O, For O, the hobbyhorse is forgot”
November 11, 2010 by Joey

English
Hi there, I am doing a presentation comparing women in Hamlet times to women today. But i need help finding a cartoon representing women from Hamlet's time. Please direct me to links for this.
May 11, 2010 by Darren

English
These are the very last questions of the day. Thank you all in advance 1) How did the Elizabethans conceive the universe and by whom did they belive it was ruled? 2) Outline the characters of Brutus and Antony and refer to their attitude towards the crowd. 3) Why does Hamlet ...
February 14, 2010 by Franco

English
I have to write an analysis of character in play hamlet by shakespeare. and tell what role be of this character. which character have lots of information on it? King Hamlet, Gertrude, Laertes, Horatio, Ophelia, Polonius, or Claudius. I wanted to do on Gertrude before, but i ...
November 9, 2012 by Mohammad

Hamlet!
What is the dramatic purpose of Scene IV? sorry Act 4 scene 4 This scene reminds Hamlet of his purpose. "Act IV, scene iv restores the focus of the play to the theme of human action. Hamlet’s encounter with the Norwegian captain serves to remind the reader of Fortinbras’s ...
November 17, 2006 by Justin

English
I have to write a 1000 word essay on connecting, Hamlet's dealing with rejection, depression to THE real world life. How it affect's me. So can you help me with some dot jots on how depression can relate tothe world (peoples situations) from hamlet?
May 4, 2014 by Nicolas

English
Can you check these sentences for me please? Thank you. 1) Who were the Druids and what was their role within the Celtic social system? Refer also (or also refer?) to the etymology of their name. 2) When did te bubonic plague strike England and what were the consequences of ...
February 10, 2011 by Franco

English- Hamlet
I trying to do thematic statement on certainty or uncertainty which be in play of hamlet, but i having troubles with last sentence. Being sure and timely in one’s own decisions will allow them to accomplish tasks and clear any obstacles within time. Doubts will lead to ...
November 11, 2012 by Mohammad

English
I left out three sentences. Could you please check them too? I did some of the corrections myself. 1) Hamlet has been troubled since his father _________ in tragic circumstances. (died, was murdered but not "has been murdered"?) His uncle Claudius _______ to the throne (...
January 6, 2012 by Henry2

English - Hamlet
My teacher has asked me to identify and explain how Shakespeare creates atmosphere in Act 1, Scene i. I think he creates atmosphere by making the readers to think what will happen to Prince Hamlet and the ghost? I'm not really sure how to answer this question...
September 5, 2007 by ...

english
I dont understand this question : what were the circumstances of hamlet sr.'s death? are they asking what triggered his death? or what was the situation that triggered hamlet's death?
September 12, 2010 by Prethy

English
I got the question on corruption in the play hamlet for homework. I wonder should I focus on the Danish court in general (for example the way Hamlet refers to the world around him as 'an unweeded garden' or containing 'things rank and gross in nature', the way corruption ...
May 31, 2011 by Viola

English- Hamlet
I writing a character analysis on Hamlet and i just need few notes what be all his conflicts? he have one with his uncle who killed his dad, his mom. what be his flaws? his indecisions strengths? not stupid, impulsive state of mind? depressed attitudes and behaviours: crazy, ...
November 12, 2012 by Mohammad

Hamlet
In Act III of Hamlet what are some major motifs? I cant find any! :(
March 13, 2012 by Scarlet

Hamlet
Paraphrase Hamlet's explanation of admiration for Horatio's character? I didn't even notice this! Could someone help?
March 14, 2012 by Scarlet

English
I was wondering if someone could tell me how I can improve my thesis statement/opening paragraph. I'm writing an essay on hamlet from the perspective of formalism (examining a work of literature's language and structure). Here it is: Formalism is a type of literary criticism ...
January 24, 2010 by Valerie

English
I left out these last sentences on Hamlet and a few other sentences on grammar. I hope you can check if they are grammatically correct. 1) Hamlet's father's ghost appears to Hamlet to tell his son that he was murdered by Claudius. 2) Hamlet arranges a play at court because he ...
January 6, 2012 by Henry2

LA 12
Does the the Ghost, in Hamlet, instruct Hamlet to punish Gertrude?
February 13, 2014 by Cassie

English
I left out a few sentences. I hope you can have a look at them too 1) The play finishes with the killing of the King, Hamlet,Queen Gerturde and Laertes. 2) According to the medieval perspective the body is the prison of our mind. 3) However, the human mind doesn't know what ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

English
Thank you very much for your help. Here are some more sentences I'm doubtful about. 1) Being a Renaissance man, Hamlet doubts the existence of an afterlife. 2) He doubts suicide/ He has doubts about committing suicide/ He is doubtful about suicide. He is not sure of what will ...
February 20, 2011 by Mike

English Essay
Hi, this is my first paragraph to my essay on Hamlet. Please provide any feedback. Hamlet, a tragedy by Shakespeare, follows a downward spiral of the kingdom of Denmark. King Claudius plants a seed of corruption that initiates this spiral. Both simile and metaphor prove that ...
December 4, 2009 by Anonymous

English
I'm reposting you a few sentences I checked myself again, because you told me they were too wordy. Could you please have a look at them? Thank you 1)A ghost appears to Hamlet and asks him to take revenge and kill his murderer, Claudius. 1) Correction: A ghost appears to Hamlet...
January 6, 2012 by Henry2

English
Can you please check these sentences about Hamlet? Thank you. 1) Hamlet wonders whether he should make a stand against his sea of troubles or leave things as they are. 2) He believes that both active and passive resistance is bound to meet failure. 3) Death will be the result...
January 27, 2011 by Franco

Hamlet Essay Thesis
I'm suppose to write an essay on the play Hamlet which connects one of the themes to a character in the play. This is my thesis, Ophelia, Hamlet's ex lover, is one of the main characters in the play Hamlet which re-enforces the theme that women were weakminded. Throughout the ...
December 1, 2009 by Camille P

English
Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. Thank you very much. 1) Quietus est is a Latin statement which was used when someone repaid all their debts. (The sentence is wrong both as to the content and as to the grammar: can you say it?) 2) Hamlet uses this statement ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

English
I tried to do some of the corrections myself. I think some changes must still be made. Thank you very much. 1)A ghost appears to Hamlet and asks him to take revenge and kill his murderer, Claudius. 1) Correction: A ghost appears to Hamlet and asks him to avenge his murder by ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

English
I forgot to include the following statemets. Can you check them too? Thank you 1) The isolation of the hero can turn into (is “to” possible’) madness. This expedient turns (the?) actors into audience 2) Humans are reluctant to take their own lives and prefer to tolerate ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

English
Thank you. I have a doubt on Hamlet's plot. 1) Hamlet's father has been dead only two months, but but his mother, Queen Gertrude, has married her brother-in-law, Claudius, who has now become king. 2) Does it mean that "he had died two months before"? I wanted to rephrase "has ...
November 22, 2011 by Henry2

English
I'm finding it difficult to check these sentences. Could you please help me? Thank you. 1)A ghost appears to Hamlet and asks him to take revenge and kill his murderer, Claudius. At the end of the play Hamlet manages to kill Claudius, but he also dies and his mother as well. 2)...
January 3, 2012 by Henry2

English
I urgently need you to revise these sentences, please. 1) The ghost of Hamlet’s father appears in front of him and Horatio because he wants to explain how he was killed and who killed him. 2) The play ends with the deaths of Laertes , the King, Queen Gertrude and Hamlet who ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

12th grade English
Can you check my essay, it is not done, but I want to see if I'm on the right track? My essay is on Hamlet and the thesis statement: "Domino effect of death" Hamlet: A Chain Reaction of Death In Hamlet, death is seen throughout the play, and is one of the primary themes. It ...
December 26, 2009 by Shane

English
Can you please check my sentences? Thank you very much. 1) Hamlet makes some soliloquies. The oak, along with the mistletoe, was the most important sacred tree to the Celts. 2) Most Druids were women. 3) In a revenge tragedy usually appears a ghost who wants to carry out his ...
February 18, 2011 by Mike

English
Could you please check these sentences I tried to correct myself. Thank you. 1)Hamlet pretends to be mad so that he can carry out his plan. He arranges for a troupe of actors to re-enact the scene of his father’s murder to let the audience know that Claudius murdered the last ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

english
What are 3 main motifs in Act III of Hamlet?
March 12, 2012 by Sally

English (hamlet)
King Hamlets supposed death was from who?
May 15, 2014 by sim

English
I still have some more sentences I need to check. Can you please have a look at them, too? 1) Hamlet arranges a play at court in order to expose his father's murdere. So in the third act there is the-play-within-the play that is paradoxically the only true thing in the play. 2...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

english : hamlet
How does Shakespeare link the ends of scenes to the beginnings?
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

English Hamlet
How does Shakespeare link the ends of scenes to the beginnings?
November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

English
Contrat the reaction of Hamlet, Laertes to their father's death.
January 25, 2010 by Lorielle

english
can anyone give me a thesis statement on conscience in hamlet. pls
April 21, 2010 by yu

English
Can you help me evaluate Hamlet's views on religion, mortality and justice.
June 4, 2011 by Leo

English
Write a note on the characterstic features of 'Hamlet' by william shakespeare.
October 6, 2010 by Anonymous

English
I really need to know if the rephrases are correct. I will post the sentences separately. Thank you very much. 1) Hamlet is debating whether it is better to act or to abstain from action. 2) Hamlet is wondering (or he wonders?) whether it is better to act or not to act. 3) He ...
December 14, 2011 by Henry2

English
Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much. 1) In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub is something that makes all human beings hesitate (?) to face the undiscovered land. 2)In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub stands for an obstacle that makes human beings hesitate and ...
February 19, 2011 by Mike

English
what are the advantages and disadvantages if King claudius and polopnius overhear Hamlet's "to be or not to be" speech?
December 17, 2012 by g

English
Can you check these sentences for me please? Thank you very much. 1) He doubts about suicide (wrong) He is doubtful about /he has doubts about suicide. 2) A period of doubt follows, in which (not when?) the hero plans his revenge. 3) Every man is scared: better everyone/all of...
February 24, 2011 by Mike

English
Can you check these sentences for me please? 1) Man cannot be sure of what will happen after death and has no proof that human suffering stops (?) or will stop at that point 2) The medieval perspective in which Hamlet sees death as physical liberation from the prison of the ...
January 17, 2010 by Franco

English
Hamlet Whats this line mean? Nay, answer me: stand, and unfold yourself.
May 11, 2010 by Courtney

English
is Polonius a good advisor to the king in Hamlet? please help me, its for a essay, your help is greatly appreciated. THank you!!
September 24, 2010 by Sabrina

English
I urgently need you to check these sentences? Thank you very much in advance. 1) From which perspectives does Hamlet consider death in his famous soliloquy “To Be or not to Be”? The Medieval perspective which considers death as physical liberation from the prison of the body ...
December 18, 2011 by Henry2

Hamlet Check
Please check my answers 6. Hamlet awaits the appearance of the ghost on: a. the moor near the battle ground b. near Birnam Woods c. the ramparts of Elsinor Castle d. the cellar of the castle My answer B 7. Hamlet is denouncing the celebration that the King is partaking in ...
May 19, 2014 by Scarlet

English Hamlet
I writing global statements on themes in play hamlet, i trying to write one on betrayal, but its not turning out like i want it. Having loved and trusted those that mean the world to us and getting stabbed by them in the backs is the worst betrayal that one can come upon. also...
November 9, 2012 by Mohammad

English
I forgot to include the following statements. Thank you a lot for your help. 1)Brutus fears what Caesar would become if he were elected king. 2) Brutus tries to convince the mob hat he was right in killing Caesar. 3)Political power is compared to an ambitious man, who wants to...
February 28, 2010 by Franco

Literature
8. In Hamlet, Lord Polonius attempts to gain favor with the king through Hamlet's relationship with a. Queen Gertrude b. Ophelia c. Laertes d. Rosencrantz B? 26. What does Liza do in Act 1 of Pygmalion to try to prove that she can speak just fine? a. says her vowels b. reads a...
May 9, 2013 by mysterychicen

English
Why did Shakespeare intent hamlet to have an oedipal complex? I am thinking because to make the character interesting? :S
November 5, 2010 by Joey

Hamlet (check)
An impending war is evident because: a. Young Fortinbras wants revenge b. Denmark king wants his territory back c. Hamlet killed young Fortinbras and took over his land d. Numerous omens are evident i choose B, is that correct?
May 19, 2014 by Scarlet

Hamlet book vs movie
I would just like to get a view of anyone's opinion on Shakespeare Hamlet the book vs the movie starring Mel Gibson and Glen Close...which scenes in the movie do you feel had a greater impact than it did in the book?
February 8, 2010 by Anonymous

english
significance of the Hamlet quote, "I see a cherub that sees them. But come for England. Farewell, dear mother.
December 11, 2011 by TRACY

To be or not to be speech
What literary devices are used in "To be or not to be that is the question" from Hamlet? I have to analyze the speech and I would like to know if my interpretation is correct. Hamlet is talking to himself and he is debating whether he wants to live or not because Ophelia has ...
January 11, 2008 by Kristy

English
Thank you. Here are other statements I urgently need you to check. 1) How does Hamlet regard courage and cowardice respectively? Hamlet regards courage as the ability to cross the border between life and death, and cowardice, the ability to stay alive and bear the pain of ...
December 18, 2011 by Henry2

english
in his plays william shakespeare wrote a great many phares that have stood the test of time. see whether you can rearrange the letters below to discover shakespeares phares still used today. a)d t o h i n i a van_s_e_ i_t_ _h_n _ir hint: its what hamlet's fathers ghost did ...
February 4, 2007 by anna

English
I left out a few more sentences. I really hope you can check them,too. 1) Hamlet considers the reasons which may lead us to take our own life. He thinks of the punishments and insults which people who are good and quiet take from those who are unworthy. 2) In particular, he ...
November 20, 2011 by Henry2

Hamlet Check
Please check my answers 1. Claudius is going to write a letter to ________, to try and create peace: a. young Fortinbras b. King of France c. King of Denmark d. the bed-ridden Fortinbras My answer is D. 2. Hamlet waited between ______(time) for the ghost to appear: I assume ...
May 19, 2014 by Scarlet

English
Could you please check these sentences, too? I tried to rephrase the first lines again. 1) Hamlet wonders whether it is better (for him) to endure the assaults of shameless fortune ("the slings and arrows of an outrageous fortune") or to fight against his mass of troubles. 2) ...
November 20, 2011 by Henry1

English 2
In Hamlet, I don't understand what the Queen mean when she says “To my sick soul…/ Each toy seems prologue to some great amiss”?
April 19, 2010 by Kimberly

english/Hamlet
I need a better understanding of this quote "once you have friends and find the trustworthy hold on to them" please paraphrase this for me
January 11, 2011 by keaton

English
I forgot to include the following statements. Thank you very much!! 1)He fears that when Caesar will become (becomes) king he will turn into a dictator depriving the Romans of their liberty. 2)The ghost asks Hamlet to take revenge for his death (murder) 3)If something bad was ...
February 21, 2010 by Franco

English/GuruBlue
I needed to write an essay on how Hamlet is a hypocrite and my three points were that he doesn't obey his father right away, he says he loves his mother but treats her badly, and he says he loves Ophelia but he is the cause of her madness. But now, my topic has been changed to...
March 6, 2007 by Raj

Hamlet
Pretend you are the artistic advisor to the director of a production of Hamlet. Write a short (about 400-500 word) memo in which you provide your recommendation as to how these two scenes shold be enacted in regard to this controversy. Explain your reasoning, and explain how ...
March 12, 2012 by Scarlet

works cited
I read Sparknotes No Fear Shakespeare Hamlet...how do I cite the source? Crowther, John. Ed. “No Fear Hamlet.” SparkNotes LLC? I dont know what to put on my works cited page.
February 23, 2010 by Anonymous

english
Can someone please edit my introductory paragraph? The topic is How does a death of a loved one affect you as a person? The death of a loved one often affects a person. Hamlet lost one of the persons he cared most, his father who was murdered by his own brother, Claudius. ...
November 20, 2009 by Theresa

English
Hi, I have a english exam coming up on poetry and Hamlet... the first part is Part A ;Passage Analysis: Choose only three of the following passages from the play Hamlet to comment on. Each response should be concise and well written in full sentences...so I need tips for this...
January 16, 2013 by Satrianna

Please someone proofread portion of my work!
Please if the paragraph flows well, makes sense and if it analyzes why the use of wealth is significant in Claudius's part in Hamlet. Claudius uses the royal fortune for his own personal needs to satisfy himself. The King of Denmark uses his royal assets to alter people’s ...
October 30, 2007 by Anonymous

Hamlet
How do the characters of Laertes and Fortinbras highlight Hamlet's fatal flaw of inaction? Check the character analysis at this site. http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/hamlet/ also check the character analysis at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/id-121.html ...
February 4, 2007 by Missy

English
why, at the end of the Act, does Hamlet say: The time is out of joint, O cursed spite That ever I was born to set it right! (1.5.210-211)
September 15, 2010 by Sheila

English
Can you please check the grammar in the following sentences? Thank you. 1) His father is the perfect king who symbolizes justice and strength, unlike (?) his uncle, who is pure evil. (or who stands for pure evil?) 2)He fears that when becomes King, he will turn into a tyrant. ...
February 27, 2010 by Franco

English
Thank you very much for your corrections! Here are some more sentences I need you to revise. 1)There is the appearance of a ghost which urges the hero to commit the revenge. (Correction: to avenge, get/have/take revenge on Claudius/to seek revenge for his own murder). 2)A ...
January 5, 2012 by Henry2

English
Can you check the following statements for me, please? 1) What image does Hamlet use to express the fear of something after death ? The image of the "unknown country" from where no traveller comes back 2)What prevents men from committing suicide? According to Hamlet a sort of ...
January 18, 2010 by Franco

English - Hamlet
What's so significant with the phrase "Who are they?" It's overused in the play and I don't know why they keep repeating it. I know some of the characters have trust issues, but I'd like a detailed explanation as to why. Thanks in advance.
September 7, 2007 by Rex

English
How is Hamlet a tragic hero? Explain. My first point is that he was sucked into his own darkness when he was trying to kill Claudius. I need some points...help ):
November 14, 2010 by Alicia

English
Can you please tell me if the following statements are correct. In particular, if the ones in parentheses are also possible? Thank you. 1)The old king Hamlet is linked with (associated with) beauty and justice, whereas Claudius is linked with a filthy envoronment, with ...
February 21, 2010 by Franco

books Hamlet
I need to identity three siutaions that Hamlet, Laertes and Fortinbras all share. I have one situation that they all share which is where all of their fathers are dead. I need two more, but I don't see any in the book. if anyone knows any helpful sites or two situations, it ...
October 30, 2013 by Danny

eNGLISH
Can you please tell me if the sentences are grammatically correct? e.g. "facing death" or the ability to face death Hamlet doubtful about the existence of an afterlife.
February 14, 2014 by Frank

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