Tag: surprises

  • Hamlet: Getting Started

    “We all sympathize with Hamlet, and that is understandable, because almost every one of us recognizes in the prince our own characteristics.” – Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883) Russian novelist and playwright. Hamlet raises many questions that you may recognize from your own life. Thinking about some of these issues will make your experience of the play […]

  • Hamlet Getting Started 2

    Recall: “refer to your responses to these questions and keep track of any changes in your opinions, or any surprises you find.” Revisit your initial response to Hamlet: Getting Started. Include specific examples from the text to justify opinions you are forming; develop, rebuke, or refute your initial impressions. Synthesize ideas from outside the text […]