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Unformatted text preview: Things in parenthesis are by preceding directors, or playwrights. If play copyrights are expired, called public domain. Hamlet is a public domain. We all own it. We can do anything we want to the words. Remember triangle? Refer to script. Look at the facts o It is 12 midnight. (good night is only a clue. Does not prove.) o It is absolutely quiet. (Not a mouse stirring) o Francisco is a guard (at his post) o Bernardo is a guard (Thanks for this relief) o It is cold (bitter cold) o The king has died (long live the king) o Francisco is anxious (I am sick at heart) o Bernardo is scared (clue bid them make haste) o Something is wrong (clue you come most carefully at your hour) What kind of people would the king hire to be his guard? What are indicators that something is wrong? Dwell on the idea of the characteristics of a guard, a highly skilled guard, and tell me what you see being wrong....
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