English - Hamlet Essay

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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 Elizabethan, or a later dramatic version.

I chose the Zefferelli (1990) version.. But I'm not sure of what I'm being asked to do.. Can someone please explain or give me an example? I'm not asking anyone to write it for me, just clarify, please :)

Thanks in advance!

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