Unformatted text preview: (257 - 285) 11. Hamlet’s speech to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern is rich with figurative language. List 4 examples and explain them. What does the audience learn about Hamlet’s attitude and behavior in these lines? What statement is Shakespeare, through the character of Hamlet, saying about human nature? (316 - 334) 12. Explain the allusion to Jepthah in lines 427 - 436. 13. A group of players (or actors) arrive at Elsinore. What is the significance of the speech about Pyrrhus that Hamlet requests to hear? (458 – 544) 14. What 2 requests does Hamlet ask of the actor? (560 – 569) 15. Explain Hamlet's analogy in lines 578 - 598. 16. Hamlet uses several metaphors and similes to describe himself in the last speech (576 – 634). Quote 3 examples and explain his self-image or mindset. 17. How has Hamlet's opinion of the ghost changed? What is Hamlet's new plan of action? (616-634)...
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- Fall '06
- Hamlet, 175, Characters in Hamlet, Hamlet Act