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audience can see a hint of his previous anger because of his passion for his sister. 11. A feeling of strong emotion towards Ophelia who was his off again on again lover, caused him to jump into the grave and declare the love that he has for her. Its probable that his feelings of both guilt and and competitiveness against Laertes led him to do those things. 12. These lines are important in the development of the plot because Claudius is reassuring Laertes that he is on his side and that they will work together against Hamlet. He deceives Laertes into thinking that they have a common
incentive in their common goal, but the truth that Claudius is just taking advantage of anybody is still existing.
Day 2 13. Sc. 2, Lines 12–47: Summarize the events Hamlet describes. How is discovering the King’s letter useful to Hamlet? How does the forged letter Hamlet left with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern connect to the play’s themes? What does it reveal about Hamlet?
14. Sc. 2, Lines 64–71: Analyze Hamlet’s statements in these lines and whether they indicate a change in his attitude toward Claudius and toward his own quest for vengeance. 15. Sc. 2, Lines 82–90: In which lines does Hamlet ridicule Osric? Which lines criticize a social custom? 16. Sc. 2, Lines 91–101: Explain how Hamlet exposes Osric as a subject for ridicule. 17. Sc. 2, Lines 106–121: What characteristic of Osric is Hamlet making light of? 18. Sc. 2, Lines 147–164: In which lines does Hamlet ridicule the affected speech of Osric? 19. Sc. 2, Lines 182–194: Summarize Hamlet’s thoughts on a group of courtiers who have become popular during this period. 20. Sc. 2, Lines 204–224: What evidence of foreshadowing is in these lines? 21. Sc. 2, Lines 226–243: Examine these lines in which Hamlet tries to explain his

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