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

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  1. English

    Each of the following lines from "The Love Song of Alfred Prufrock" contains allusion except a. "I am no prophet-and here's no great matter." b. "To say: I am Lazarus, come from the dead." c. "No! Iam not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be." d. "I shall

  2. 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?

  3. English

    3) Which choice displays an example of plagiarism? A) Hamlet's crazy act is described as "an actor stepping into life" (Doyle 55). B) One could call Hamlet's choice to feign madness as that of an actor stepping into life. C) Patrick Doyle describes

  4. geometry

    PLEASE HELP I AM ON A GEO EXAM. Line f has a slope of −6/3, and line g has a slope of −8/4. What can be determined about distinct lines f and g? A. The lines have proportional slopes. B. The lines will intersect. C. The lines are parallel. D. Nothing

  5. math

    Find the slope of the lines that are (a) parallel lines (b) perpendicular lines to the lines passing through the pair of points (3, 4)(2,-1)

  6. 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

  7. Help Ms. Sue: Or anyone

    Which lines contain examples of end rhyme? BTW I cannot put in the link its to hard to figure out. 1: lines 1 and 3 2: lines 2 and 3 3: lines 5 and 7 **** 4: lines 6 and 8

  8. 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.

  9. English

    Which lines in the second stanza of the poem rhyme? A. lines 2 and 4 B. lines 5 and 7 C. lines 6 and 8 D. lines 7 and 8

  10. English IV

    Polonius believes Hamlet has gone mad because Ophelia no longer returns his love. Relying on what you learned in Act I, select other possible reasons for Hamlet's strange appearance and behavior in scene ii of Act II. Select all that apply. Hamlet has said

  11. 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?)

  12. 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

  13. Art

    By asking questions such as, "Look at the lines on your paper and on the ceiling. Can you find other lines? Thin lines? Thick lines? " a teacher is building children's conception of a. depth perception b. creativity c. perspective d. an artistic element my

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. geometry

    Martin drew a pair of perpendicular lines and a pair of parallel lines. Which of these statements best compares the pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines? Answer A: Perpendicular and parallel lines always have a common endpoint. B: Perpendicular and

  17. 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

  18. ELA

    If I _____ the principal, I'd start school later in the day so students could sleep in, Bernardo thought. Which of these correctly forms the subjunctive mood? A) was B) were C) had been D) would have been I think it might b or c.

  19. Algebra

    What type of lines would make up a system with no solution? A) perpendicular lines B) intersecting lines C) the same line D) parallel lines

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. English

    Hamlet: I need to look at the passages from Acts IV and V and assess their impact within the context of the whole play. I have already done so and it's giving me these questions using a passage. I need some help, please. :) Passage 1: " Now, whether it be

  23. 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”

  24. Algebra ll

    Bernardo divided one polynomial by another, as shown below. (9x2-9x-10)/(3x+2) What is the quotient? A. 3x-1 + -8/3x+2 B. 3x-1 + -12/3x+2 C. 3x+5 D. 3x-5

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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 =)

  28. Pls help with this question.

    Hamlet and Ophelia had stickers in the ratio 4:7. Hamlet gave 27 stickers to Ophelia, who gave 45 stickers to Claudius. The sum of Hamlet and Ophelia’s stickers became 153 more than the number of stickers Claudius had. Claudius then gave 2/9 of her

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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?

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. English Hamlet...Writeacher

    Kristy Cheung Ms.Weately Grade 11 U English January 10, 2013 The Tainted Mirror A person who sets off another person by being a contrast to that person is known as a foil to the character. In Shakespeare’s great tragedy Hamlet, two character Laertes and

  35. Social Studies

    In what way were Bernardo de Galvez's adventures like those of another war hero?

  36. books (Henry VIII)

    I know I have posted this question before put under the wrong context I accidentally wrote Hamlet instead of Henry VIII. That's because I was working on both pieces of work. My answers have changed and want to know if they are correct. Please check over my

  37. 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

  38. hamlet!

    In hamlet how do the first two lines indicate to the reader or audience that something is amiss? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Do you mean the very first lines "who's there? says Bernardo. To which Francisco replies "Nay, answer me:

  39. 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”?

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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?

  47. LA 12

    Does the the Ghost, in Hamlet, instruct Hamlet to punish Gertrude?

  48. 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.

  49. 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 _______

  50. english

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

  51. Mind of help

    Hamlet and Ophelia had stickers in the ratio 4:7. Hamlet gave 27 stickers to Ophelia, who gave 45 stickers to Claudius. The sum of Hamlet and Ophelia’s stickers became 153 more than the number of stickers Claudius had. Claudius then gave 2/9 of her

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. Hamlet...essay - Writeteacher

    Kristy Cheung Ms.Weately Grade 11 U English January 10, 2013 Title A person who sets off another person by being a contrast to that person is known as a foil to the character. In Shakespeare’s great tragedy Hamlet, two character Laertes and Fortinbras,

  56. 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

  57. launguage arts

    from “Silkweed” by Philip Henry Savage 1 Softly, as if instinct with thought, 2 They float and drift, delay and turn; 3 And one avoids and one is caught, 4 Between an oak-leaf and a fern. Use the excerpt to answer the question. Which lines from the

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. 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?

  61. 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

  62. English

    I checked the rephrase as you recommended to me. Thanjk you 1)Hamlet wonders whether it is better to bear the nasty things which luck throws his (our) way or to make a stand against his mass of troubles. 2) He can oppose his troubles either by committing

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. math

    Find the slope of the lines that are (a) parallel lines (b) perpendicular lines to the lines passing through the pair of points (3, 4)(2,-1)

  68. 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

  69. English

    Hi Can somebody tell me if this is correct? The question is, find lines that Shakespeare enjoy by commenting on the play itself. HAMLET (to FIRST PLAYER) 'Tis well. I’ll have thee speak out the rest soon. (to POLONIUS) Good my lord, will you see the

  70. 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

  71. MATH HELP

    A consistent system of equations is a system with __________. the same line parallel lines intersecting lines and lines that have the same slope intersecting lines and lines that have the same equation

  72. 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

  73. 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)

  74. English

    from "SILKWEED" by Philip Henry Savage 1 Softly, as if instinct with thought, 2 They float and drift, delay and turn; 3 And one avoids and one is caught, 4 Between an oak-leaf and a fern. _______________________________ use the excerpt to answer the

  75. 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

  76. 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

  77. 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

  78. 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

  79. 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

  80. 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

  81. English

    I urgently need you to revise these sentences, too. I made some variations, but I have to be sure that everything is OK. I don't know if sentence 1 can make sense. 1) Two philosophical positions, which remain unreconciled in Hamlet's monologue, are

  82. 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

  83. 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

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. English

    I really need you to consider this rephrase of Hamlet's monologue "To Be or not To Be" and help me check it. I added a few more things and I'd like know your opinion. Thank you. 1)Hamlet wonders if it is better to bear the slings and arrows of outragous

  87. 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.

  88. textiles

    which british designer grew up in a doctor bernardo's home

  89. 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)

  90. 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

  91. 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

  92. 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

  93. 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

  94. 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

  95. 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?

  96. 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

  97. English

    I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you a lot! 1.Avoid repeating concepts over and over again and making personal comments which you cannot substantiate .. (?). Try to stick to the question. 2.Antony doesn’t care about the good of Rome (is

  98. 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

  99. 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

  100. 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

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