Act I, Scene I
What exposition is provided in this scene? Include an explanation of the quarrel with
Imagery and Symbolism
1. Identify TWO references to disease or decay. Explainwho said it, when, why, etc.
1. The ghost comes in 'questionable shape'. Identify THREE references to the idea that it may not be
what it seems. Ex
If one of the really important functions of great literature is to stimulate thoughtprovoking conversations which force us to come to grips with many things about the
text and about ourselves, then Hamlet is a particularly valuable work (John
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
You probably are not sensible of this; you find you are kept out of hell, but do not see the hand of God in
it; but look at other things, as the goodstate of your bodily constitution, your care of
Life and Literature: Making the Connections
Reflection and Connection
Assignment: Select two Hamlet quotes from the list below. Connect one quote to your personal life and another quote to
todays society or events. Explain th
English IIIHonors and A level
Mrs. Mesiano 2013
Quoting Hamlet (and Shakespeare)
1. The title of the play must be in italics. The italic rule applies to the all titles of major works,
whether within the paper or the Works Cited page. (Of course, short wor
Last name 5
Alvarez, Gloria. "Teacher Recalls Land of Rising Sun; Audience Hears Tales of Japan." East New
Orleans Picayune 14 Oct. 2001: 4. Print.
Burgum, Edwin Berry, ed. The New Criticism: An Anthology of Modern Aesthetics and Literary
THE FIRST PAGE -YOUR RESEARCH PAPER'S FORMAT
BASED ON THE
MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS.
Use white, 81/2- by 11-inch paper.
Except for page numbers (see below), leave one-inch margins all around the text of your paper - left
The Navajo Origin Legend -Questions
1. What items do the gods place on the ground? Why?
2. What brings First Man and First Woman to life?
3. What do the gods direct First Man and First Woman to build?
4. Why do the Navajo associate the skin
Questions from text for The Earth on Turtles Back
A. How do the animals portrayed in this myth embody the best aspects of human nature?
Check your comprehension:
1. According to the myth, what existed before this Earth?
objects of hatred; wickedness
Acts I & II
bottomless pit; hell
to grumble at; to give reluctantly
showy, gaudy; conspicuous; offensive
to make certain; to strengthen, encou
SAT vocabulary words and The Raven words -DEFINITIONS
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
of or during the period before a war, esp the American Civil War Latinbefore the war"
a preceding event, condition, c
Definitions for studySAT #2
alacrity to wanton
alacrity (n.) eagerness, speed
ascetic (adj.) practicing restraint as a means of self-discipline, usually religious
contrite (adj.) penitent, eager to be forgiven
cupidity (n.) greed, strong desire
Sat words abstract to reticent
definitions for eBoard for study
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects or actual instances
pertaining to a sense of beauty in nature and art
expressing goodwill or kind feel
Classwork Vocabulary #1
18 vocabulary words from 144 most commonly used words on the SAT
abstract, aesthetic, benevolent,
capricious, complacent, conciliatory,
devious, diligent, discernible, dogmatic,
eccentric, fallacious, indifferent, in
Honors Vocabulary List Hamlet
1. anomaly (noun) irregularity; straying from the norm
2. bourgeois (adj.) pertaining to the middle class
3. cursory (adj.) superficial
4. desultory (adj.) disconnected; rambling
5. impalpable (adj.) vague; not easily underst
Hamlet Vocabulary Act 2
speech or conduct not natural to oneself : artificiality
a deranged condition of mind or body; a disorder or disease:
disorder or disturbance, esp. of a political nature.
the vault or expans
Act III, scene i
inoculate- to bud
1. What is Claudius opinion of Hamlets madness? What action does he decide to take?
2. To what idea of Hamlets madness does Polonius clin
Act IV, Scene i
1. After learning of Polonius death, what is the Kings reaction? Why?
2. Is Gertrude loyal to Claudius?
Act IV, Scene ii
How does Hamlet
Hamlet #2 Vocabulary
Parch to become dry from heat, to shrivel form heat
The fruit was parched from staying in the sun so long.
The ominous clouds were harbingers of the tornado.
Felling cutting down or knocking down a tree; killing
Steinbeck referred to this story as a play/novel, and we can see how closely it
does resemble a play. Each section or chapter is set in a clearly defined place
like a scene in a play.
In addition, the beginning of each section contains detailed d
Vocabulary Of Mice and Men
Aloof - apart, indifferent
Appreciate - to increase in value
Apprehend to seize, to take into custody
Belligerent in your face, defiant
Bemuse to confuse or bewilder
Brittle frail, easily damaged
Complacency state of being self-
By Luci Tapahonsa
In 1864, 8,354 Navajos were forced to walk from Dinetah to
Bosque Redondo in southern New Mexico, a distance of three
hundred miles. They were held for four years until the U.S.
government declared the assimilation attempt a fail
Native American Vocabulary #1
Knoll -a small round hill
Writhe- to twist and or contort
Servitude - the condition of a servant; lack of freedom
Opaque- not allowing light to pass through
Linear resembling or arranged in a line
Deicide- killing of a god
THE EARTH ON TURTLE'S BACK
The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations
I am Dekanawidah and with the Five Nations' Confederate Lords I plant the
Tree of Great Peace. I plant it in your territory, Adodarhoh, and the
Onondaga Nation, in the territory of you who are Firekeepers.
I name t
Answer the following questions
Should minority cultures take on the customs of the United States?
Is it possible for different religious, ethnic, cultural and racial
groups to co-exist peacefully in a democratic society?
Why is it critical to walk in a