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  • 1. Hamlet Wrap-Up November 5, 2009
  • 2. Today
    • Critical Analysis Review
    • Not-Your-Grade-12-Hamlet
    • Hamlet questions
    • Final Exam Preparation
    • In-class Essay Details
  • 3. Essay Tip: Critical Analysis
  • 4.  
  • 5. Critical Analysis
    • Combination of:
    • Observations
    • Inferences
  • 6. Observation Exercise
    • Draw the front (the “tails” side) of a penny
  • 7. Observation Exercise
  • 8. Inferences
    • “ intellectual leap from what one sees to what those details might suggest” ( Seeing and Writing ).
    • Inferences must be:
      • Reasonable
      • Supportable by evidence/proof/details
      • Not stereotyping
  • 9.  
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  • 11.  
  • 12.
    • Mark Peterson Photograph ( Seeing and Writing)
  • 13. Close Reading: The Closet Scene
    • Observations: What we are reading
    • Inferences: The theses we make about the scene
    • Movie version: a series of inferences
    • Movie: 1:05; 1:17
    • 3.4
  • 14. Hamlet Questions
    • Who is the ghost?
    • What do we like about Hamlet?
  • 15. Hamlet Questions: The Ghost
    • Forbidden to speak (1.5.13-20)
    • Doesn’t get to work right away
    • Aposiopesis
    • Gestures Rather than Speech
    • Julius Caesar-Hamlet-Macbeth
    • Typically: revenge ghost stands outside of play/part of prologue or chorus
    • Appearance
    • Does not appear at the end
      • Secular nod
  • 16. Ghostly Comparisons:
    • The Misfortunes of Arthur (1580s):
      • “ Since thus through blacke of Limbo lake,
      • And deepe infernall floude of Stygian poole
      • The gastly Carons boate transported backe”
      • Hamlet :
      • “ Sleeping within mine Orchard
      • My custom always in the afternoon
      • Upon my secure hour thy Uncle stole
      • With juice of cursed Hebenon in a Vial”
  • 17. Why Do We Like Hamlet?
    • We hear of his status before the events
      • Ophelia
      • Fortinbras
      • Horatio
    • Foil for Laertes
      • “ I’ll be your foil, Laertes” (5.1.255)
      • Motives for revenge
      • Methods of revenge
      • Reasons for leaving Elsinore
      • Ordinary/extraordinary
  • 18. Hamlet Questions
    • Is Gertrude guilty?
    • Is vengeance moral?
    • Why does Hamlet delay avenging his father’s death?
  • 19. Final Exam Preparation
    • With a partner, write down five important quotes from Hamlet that would be fair game for a final exam.
  • 20. Schedule
    • November 10: Trifles
    • November 12: Essay Workshop Part 1
    • November 17: Essay Workshop Part 2
    • November 19: In-class Drama Essay
    • November 24: A Clockwork Orange Quiz
    • November 26: A Clockwork Orange
    • December 1: A Clockwork Orange
    • December 3: A Clockwork Orange
    • December 8: Exam Preparation
    • December 10: Exam Preparation