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1. Explain why Denmark was making preparations for war. Who was initiating

the challenge? What were they fighting over? Be sure to use the text to back up your answer and use proper grammar and spelling. 
 
2. Why do you think Shakespeare included two different perspectives of the cock crowing—Horatio’s Pagan perspective (I.i.148-156) and Marcellus’ Christian perspective (I.i.157-164)?  Was the Ghost Pagan or Christian? Be sure to use the text to back up your answer and use proper grammar and spelling. 
 
3.  What does Hamlet mean by, “A little more than kin and less than kind”?  This line is sometimes directed as a statement from Hamlet to Claudius, and sometimes as an aside. Which way would you direct it to be played, in light of each character’s other traits? Be sure to use the text to back up your answer and use proper grammar and spelling. 
4. When Hamlet said, “Thrift, thrift, Horatio! the funeral baked meats / Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables” (I.ii.180-181), what was he literally saying and what did he really mean? What does this dialogue reveal about Hamlet’s feeling about his mother’s wedding? What does it reveal about his relationship with Horatio? Be sure to use the text to back up your answer and use proper grammar and spelling.
 
5. In his advice to Ophelia, Polonius uses the word tender four different times. Why do you think he repeats the same word over and over? Be sure to use the text to back up your answer and use proper grammar and spelling.




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