1. 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 ...
  2. GuruBlue/English

    Yesterday, I asked the question about my thesis statement for Hamlet. Heres what I wrote: 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 ...
  3. 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...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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
  10. 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? ...
  11. 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?
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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 ...
  15. English

    Does Hamlet reach enlightenment? I personally think not because he is still unaware that he has become exactly like Claudius and dispute saying things that virtuous and just he is hypocritical in his actions. Also follow up question: What did Hamlet die thinking (like of ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. English

    How is Hamlet a hypocrite towards Ophelia? I have one example, which is that he says he loves her but is the cause of her death because he rejects her and kills her father, which causes her madness and subsequent death. I need one more example, but I can't think of him acting ...
  18. 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 =)
  19. 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?
  20. 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)...
  21. 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. ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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?
  24. 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...
  25. English

    Have you ever read Hamlet? - Yes, I have. I have ever read Hamlet. (Is this short dialogue grammatical? Would you check the last sentence? Is the last sentence right?)
  26. English

    Hamlet Take Home Test - Response Essay Answer ONE of the following questions in 750-850 word response: 1) The hero in a Shakespearean play always contributes in some way to the disaster in which he perishes. How true is this in Hamlet? 2) Discuss the use of imagery in Hamlet ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. English 30-1

    Hi there, i am writing an analytical essay for William Shakespeare's "Hamlet". My essay topic is this.... In Hamlet, Shakespeare reveals the effect of conflict on a person’s character. Write an essay demonstrating how Shakespeare uses a character's reaction to conflict, both...
  32. English

    i doing a compare/contrast essay on character h olden frm novel i read and hamlet. for my thematic statement, do i just talk about one theme or like a mixture of things they've gone through? also what i name this essay? something that fit both characters?
  33. English

    What is a foil? Ex. Bob is used as a foil to Tina. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Foil =) I still don't understand :( Think of "foil" as if it's aluminum foil. You can see your image in it if you look at the shiny side, right? If you hold up a "...
  34. 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 ...
  35. 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...
  36. Hamlet

    Paraphrase Hamlet's explanation of admiration for Horatio's character? I didn't even notice this! Could someone help?
  37. AP English

    In his famouse quote "to be or not to be" what is Hamlet referring to? Does Hamlet exhibit signs if mental instability in the story?
  38. Hamlet

    In Act III of Hamlet what are some major motifs? I cant find any! :(
  39. For Kristy - re Hamlet

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1357147928 and http://satomko.hubpages.com/hub/Fortinbras-as-a-Foil-for-Hamlet Do. Not. Plagiarize. If you are not clear on what plagiarism is and how NOT to plagiarize from a source, read through this entire webpage from Capital Community ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. english

    in hamlet, when does hamlet preserve his sanity? I am so lost please help me
  42. LA 12

    Does the the Ghost, in Hamlet, instruct Hamlet to punish Gertrude?
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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 ...
  45. 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? ??
  46. 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 ...
  47. 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 (...
  48. works cited

    I read Sparknotes No Fear Shakespeare Hamlet...how do I cite the source? Crowther, John. Ed. “No Fear Hamlet.” SparkNotes LLC? I don't know what to put on my works cited page.
  49. 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”
  50. English

    In Hamlet, to what degree is the ambiguity between heroism and villainy explored? Consider protagonists for your response. I think that Hamlet is the good guy but by putting off doing anything he does bad things, but I don't know if that makes him the villain?
  51. 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 ...
  52. Hamlet Essay Edit? need help asap pleasee

    Can someone please edit this for me please? thanks so much! Act 5 Scene 2 concludes the Shakespearean play Hamlet. Dilemmas which were prominent in the play are resolved during this scene. Vital themes like decay, selfishness, and revenge are also encountered in the last scene...
  53. Restate Thesis

    i realize this; i write them all the time. Last year i had to write an essay per week... that a lot of essays. =] Lady Macbeth and Ophelia are integral parts of these plays, yet they are polar opposites in characteristics and personality. I need a new way to restate this... ...
  54. 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 ...
  55. 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 ...
  56. English

    In both Hamlet and Oedipus Rex some of the most significant events are mental or psychological; for instance, awakenings, discoveries, or changes in consciousness. Choose either Hamlet or Oedipus Rex, and in a well-developed essay, analyze the uses the author makes of these ...
  57. 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 ...
  58. 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...
  59. 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 ...
  60. 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 ...
  61. 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 ...
  62. 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 ...
  63. Hamlet

    How does Hamlet show his Heroism?
  64. 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
  65. 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 ...
  66. English

    Identify the sound device Shakespeare uses in this passage: HAMLET. Whose spirit with divine ambition puffed Makes mouths at the invisible event, —Hamlet, act 4, scene 4 I think it is D assonance alliteration onomatopoeia meter
  67. 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 ...
  68. 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 ...
  69. Hamlet

    What are some motifs in Act IV? All that spark-notes talks about is incest, hearing, and misogyny. None of those are in Act IV, at least not when I read through it AGAIN. Please I just need someone to tell me one main motif and I will look for it myself in the Act!
  70. 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.
  71. English

    I have to write a critical essay on Hamlet and I can't find a good topic to write about. I need something that will be easy because I am not good in writing essays that are more elaborate. Can somebody suggest a good topic that will be easy to write about in approximately 700 ...
  72. 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 ...
  73. the play hamlet

    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 ...
  74. 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 ...
  75. 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 ...
  76. english

    hamlet what is bothering hamlet ? and what is bothering hamlet the most?
  77. 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 ...
  78. 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 ...
  79. english

    Choose an essay or a short story to read. Then answer the following questions in the space provided. 10.What is the title of the story essay? 11.Who wrote it? 12.Whom is the story about? (Identify the main characters [or, if an essay, the subject discussed].) 13.hat happens in...
  80. HAMLET@!

    In hamlet how do the first two lines indicate that something is amiss? BERNARDO: Who's there? FRANCISCO: Nay, answer me: stand, and unfold yourself. Two soldiers who know each other have no trust. One asks who is coming? The other refuses and says Stand up and let me see who ...
  81. 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...
  82. 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, ...
  83. 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 ...
  84. 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...
  85. Hamlet

    does anyone know a quote or the general area where one could be found, that can be used as proof that Hamlets tragic flaw lead to his demise Thanks
  86. 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...
  87. 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 ...
  88. 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 ...
  89. 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 ...
  90. english

    What are 3 main motifs in Act III of Hamlet?
  91. 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 ...
  92. English

    Can you please check these sentences as a comment to the famous soliloquy "To be or not to be"? 1)Hamlet wonders whether it is better to leave things as they are bearing the “slings and arrows” of outrageous fortune or to make a stand against his mass of troubles. 2)He can...
  93. English

    Can you check if the following statements and questions are correct? Thank you very much. 1) Answer one among the following four questions. Write five lines only. 2)What does the ghost urge Hamlet to do in Act III Scene IV? 3)What or How (?) did the Elizabethans think of ...
  94. English

    Ileft out the following questions. Could you please have a look at them, too? Thank you. 1) To which period of Shakespeae's work does the Tempest belong? Can you refer to the two types of evil described in the play? What do you generally ask if you want to know the plot or the...
  95. English

    Write an essay showing that mistake are proof that you are trying
  96. 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?
  97. 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?
  98. History

    Hey, I have to write an essay tommorow on the high and low points of George Washington and John Adams? I have a ton of other homework and don't have time to think. PLEASE don't write the essay just give me the main points. PPPPLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEAAAAASSSSSSSSEEEE!! if i do bad on ...
  99. HAMLET ACT I, SCENE III

    2. Polonius enters and offers Laertes a “few precepts”. Many of them have become quite well known over the past four hundred years. As soon as Laertes leaves, Polonius become very inquisitive. When Ophelia tells him the gist of Laertes’s advice, he emphasizes the danger ...
  100. english

    I don't 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?
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