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Hamlet Act III Study Guide Answer the questions in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper. Scene 1 1. What instruction is Ophelia given at the beginning of this scene? (48-51) 2. Copy the line where we see Claudius admit his guilt. 3. Explain Polonius’ statement: “(‘Tis too much proved), that with devotion’s visage and pious action we do sugar o’er the devil himself.” (52-55) 4. Explain King Claudius’ metaphor in lines 56-62. What important fact does he reveal to the audience? Why is it in an “aside?” 5. List and explain 3 examples of figurative language from Hamlet’s “To be or not to be” speech. (64-96) 6. List and explain 2 examples of figurative language from Ophelia’s speech in lines 163-175. 7. What does the king decide to do with Hamlet in lines 176-189? What is his fear? 8. What does Polonius plan to do in lines 190-201? Scene 2 9. What does Hamlet instruct Horatio to do before the play? (79-92)
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Unformatted text preview: 10. Quote and explain 2 examples of Hamlets rudeness during the play. (98-290) 11. Explain Hamlets pipe metaphor in lines 374-402. 12. Quote and explain 3 examples of figurative language in lines 419-432. 13. How is Hamlets soliloquy at the end of scene 2 different from others? 419-432 Scene 3 14. Read the king's soliloquy (40-76) Is he sorry he killed his brother? What would he have done in order to repent? Explain his prayer. 15. Why won't Hamlet kill Claudius and get revenge in this scene? (77-101) 16. Explain the irony in this scene. Focus on lines 102-103 Scene 4 17. Explain 2 of the 4 allusion in lines 63-81. 18. Quote and explain 2 examples of figurative language in lines 63-81. 19. Why does the ghost reappear? (126-131) 20. What 2 things does hamlet command his mother not to do? (178-218) 21. Lines 225-232 provide some foreshadowing. What do you think will happen next?...
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