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You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
You're hamlet
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You're hamlet

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  • 1. You’re Hamlet
  • 2. FOR NOWYoure smart.Youre handsome & athletic.Youre prince of Denmark.Pretty girlfriend, loving parents-- you had it all.
  • 3. But, now it’s goneYour father, the king, dies.Your uncle Claudius seizes throne overyour more legitimate claim.Claudius marries Queen Gertrude, yourmother -- whom you loveimmoderately.
  • 4. Your girlfrienddumps you. (Ather fatherscommand.)
  • 5. Your fathers ghost appears. Tells youhis brother Claudius murdered him.Tells you to avenge it. Thats yourTask.No one else knows it was murder.Claudiuss reign smooth & secure.
  • 6. You suffer anguish. You act mad. Joydeparts your life.Claudius summons old buddies ofyours to spy on you. Youre not fooled.Claudius uses your ex-girlfriend to spyon you. Youre not fooled.
  • 7. You put on a play.It reveals Claudiuss guilt (you weredoubting the ghost).But it also reveals you to Claudius(he thought no one knew).King now knows, you’re not fooled
  • 8. You have it out with Mom in anemotional bedroom scene.You hear noise behind tapestry.Thinking its Claudius, you stabPolonius.
  • 9. Oops.Claudius sends you to England (to bekilled). You come back safely.Claudius arranges rigged sword fight.Youre fooled.Stabbed by poison tip, you stagger onunaware.
  • 10. Your mother drinks poisoned wineClaudius meant for you.She dies.You wise up about poison.
  • 11. You stab Claudius.Pour poison down his throat,just to be sure.
  • 12. He Youdies. die.
  • 13. So Whatta we got here? Two guys living on knife edge -- stalking each other.
  • 14. HamletHot-headed young guy wantsback his girlfriend, mom, &kingdom.And revenge for his father.
  • 15. ClaudiusPowerful dude hanging on to queen& kingdom he killed brother for.But here comes this pup homefrom school, feeling all grown up.And not buying company line.
  • 16. Living a LieCourtiers dont know about murder, butthey know Claudiuss succession to thethrone is not right.Yet, they accept it.They talk amongst themselves, but eyeHamlet & Claudius fearfully.
  • 17. Hamlet’s mom, GertrudeOn some blissed-outhoneymoon trip of her own.Trying to help Claudius againstHamlet, without seeming tonotice.
  • 18. Polonius-Ophelia-Laertes:Family unitMuddyingMirroring main action.
  • 19. All expressed in most beautifullanguage ever.

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