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Unformatted text preview: 5. Is Hamlets madness real or feigned? Is his antic disposition a mere mask resorted to (as in Saxo Grammaticuss version of the story) for hiding a political purpose until Hamlet can find opportunity to make himself king by destroying a usurper? 6. How satisfactory do you find Hamlets repentance after killing Polonius? Or his apology to Laertes in Act 5? 7. Why does Hamlet delay in carrying out the Ghosts command? Is he hampered by external circumstances? 8. Can Ophelias tragedy be traced in part to family advice? How does her later madness differ from Hamlets? 9. Is this play a religious play? 10. How do the three sonsHamlet, Laertes, and Fortinbrasresemble or differ from one another as avengers?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG. 123 taught by Professor Saenahong during the Spring '11 term at Diablo Valley College.
- Spring '11
- Hamlet, Madness, The Ghost, Hamlet, Polonius, Laertes, Ophelia