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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Rebecca Staley on Wednesday October 28, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ENG 412 at Marshall University taught by Dr. Edmund Taft in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see Shakespeares Histories and Tragedies in Foreign Language at Marshall University.
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Date Created: 10/28/15
Hamlet Notes 1 quotRevenge recoils against the revengerquot a motif saying that if you take revenge you are most likely going to die or receive some bad fortune 2 quotVengeance is mine saith the lordquot Christianity out does revenge The law will take care of it The problem is that some people are above the law 3 quotThings are not what they seemskim milk masquerades as creamquotThe whole play is a world of false appearances Old Hamlet Classical image ok a king Honor Land 1 must ght for honor Old testament Christian Young Hamlet Christian humanist kind generous contemplative mindful more democratic modern Honor personal virtue Young Hamlet ideolizes his father for unknown reasons Their personalities are oppos es When Hamlet visits Ophelia he is trying to test her to see whether she will tell her father about the visit He is in a way miming his message to her but she does not understand He looks both like a ghost and like someone who has seen a ghost