Hamlet quotes

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Flashcards on Hamlet quotes, created by hopjmason on 01/13/2015.

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Ghost -Iambic -Betrayal -Violence Hamlet: 'Murder!' 'murder most foul'
Ghost -Murder -Biblical 'sleeping in my orchard'... 'A serpent stung me'
Ghost -gender roles -Reflects Hamlet's view - 'So to seduce!- won to his... 'shameful lust'
Ghost -about Gertrude -biblical 'So lust, through to a'... 'radiant angel'
Ghost -fragmentation -madness -relentlessness 'with all my imperfections on my head'... 'O horrible, O horrible, most horrible!'
Ophelia - emphasises how submissive she is Polonius: 'Look to't, I charge you: come your ways.' 'I shall obey, my lord'
Ophelia - suggests she has no control -ironically trusting of Polonius Polonius:'Do you believe his tenders, as you call them?' 'I do not know, my lord, what I should think'
Ophelia -naivety -contrast to 'rotten in state of Denmark quote' -Laertes: 'Lay her i' the earth' 'And from her fair and unpolluted flesh'
Ophelia -descent into madness Ophelia: 'There's a daisy'... 'I would give you some violets, but they withered all when my father died'
Hamlet -About Ophelia -Gender blaming Ophelia: 'I was the more deceived' 'Get thee to a nunnery'
Hamlet -About Ophelia -Gender blaming Hamlet: 'why wouldst thou be a'... 'breeder of sinners'
Laertes -to Ophelia -her virginity>her person Laertes: 'Than the main voice of Denmark goes withal'... 'then weigh what loss your honour may sustain'
Laertes -to Ophelia -her virginity>her person -warning Laertes: 'To his unmaster'd importunity'... 'Fear it, Ophelia'
Ophelia -atypical -not virtuous or innocent -In her madness -Ophelia: 'To-morrow is Saint Valentine's day, All in the morning betime'... 'And I a maid at your window, To be your Valentine.'
Hamlet -To Ophelia - Blaming her -makes Ophelia a victim -Gender blaming Hamlet: 'Ay, truly'... 'for the power of beauty will sooner transform honesty from what it is to a bawd '
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