Hamlet Act 4

Hamlet Act 4 - Ophelia enters with flowers and singing...

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Hamlet Act 4 Scene 1 Gertrude tells Claudius that Hamlet is crazy Tells him Hamlet killed Polonius Claudius says he must ship Hamlet to England immediately Scene 2 Hamlet disposes of Polonius’ body Rosencrantz and Guildenstern question Hamlet about the body “Body is with the king, but the king is not with the body” Scene 3 Hamlet tells Claudius that the body is under the stairs Hamlet agrees that he will go to England Claudius (aside) hopes England will follow his orders and kill Hamlet Scene 4 Fortinbras and army going through Denmark Hamlet runs into him on the way to the ship Fortinbras says they will be fighting for a useless piece of land Hamlet declares from now on his thoughts will be bloody Scene 5 Gertrude and Horatio talk about Ophelia
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Unformatted text preview: Ophelia enters with flowers and singing weird songs Claudius says shes crazy because of her fathers death Says Laertes secretly sailed back from France Laertes enters with a group of followers Enraged about his fathers death, he seeks revenge Scene 6 Hamlet messages Horatio saying his ship was overtaken by pirates and that he is in Denmark Scene 7 Claudius and Laertes find out that Hamlet is returning Laertes prepares to seek revenge Claudius agrees that Laertes should kill Hamlet Plan on a duel between Laertes and Hamlet Laertes will use real sword They will also poison his sword Back-up plan, have Hamlet drink wine that is poisoned to celebrate his victory They find out Ophelia drowned in a river...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course TA 2014 taught by Professor Scrinehart during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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