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Revelation A24"Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark"Read all parts of your assignment carefully and record your responses in the appropriate places.1.You have been called in to edit a plot summary of Hamlet that has been prepared as the basis for a movie script. Unfortunately, the writer of the summary hadn't read the play in years and relied entirely on an all-too-fallible memory. The result was a summary with a good many errors.Following is the faulty summary of Act 1 of the play. Read it and correct the inaccuracies it contains. In particular, ensure thatthe scene/setting description is correctthe appropriate character is always placed correctly in the action or situationthe correct actions are carried out by the charactersdescriptions are accurateMake your corrections by selecting format font and using a strikethrough for any incorrect word, phrase, or sentenceand printingyour correction above it as in the following example:princeHamlet was the earlof Denmark.During Scene 1, the audience is introduced to the situation in SwedenDenmark. It's 10 P.M12 P.M., andvisitors are arriving. Horatio accompanies LaertesMarcellusbecause he has heard about the Ghost thathas visited for the past threetwo nights. As they talk, the Ghost appears; but before Horatio can Horatio tries tospeak to it, it disappearsGets offended. Horatio continues to explain thatall the arming that is taking placein SwedenDenmark is in preparation for a possible attack by battle withFortinbras from Poland Norway. The Ghost
Revelation A24appears a third timeSecond time, and it vanishes again. They decide to tell Prince Hamlet what hashappened in hopes that the Ghost will speak to him.

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