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“And with a look so piteous in purport/As if he had been loosed out of hell/To speak of horrors, he comes before me.”

Hamlet Act Two, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ———————- How’s everybody doing on their reading?  Is the pace OK?  Too fast?  Too slow?  I read the first scene last night, will move on to the scene two tonight.  There’s a … Continue reading

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“Murder most foul, as in the best it is,/But this most foul, strange, and unnatural.”

Hamlet Act One, Part Five By Dennis Abrams ——————————– This is going to be my last post on Act One.  I’m going to take a day off tomorrow, and my next post will be Sunday evening/Monday morning (depending on what … Continue reading

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“But I have that within which passeth show – /These but the trappings and the suits of woe.”

Hamlet Act One, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ——————————– First off…how’s everybody doing?  Any questions?  Problems?  Revelations? I’d like to touch on something that I’ve been pondering ever since I started this project – how is it that we can … Continue reading

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“O that this too too sullied flesh would melt,/Thaw, and resolve itself into a dew…”

Hamlet Act One, Part One By Dennis Abrams ———————————— MAJOR CHARACTERS Prince Hamlet of Denmark, son of King Hamlet and Gertrude Horatio, a student friend of Hamlet Ghost of King Hamlet Gertrude, King Hamlet’s widow and Claudius’s wife Polonius, a … Continue reading

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“I think it is wise to confront both the play and the prince with awe and wonder, because they know more than we do.”

Hamlet An Introduction By Dennis Abrams ——————————— Here we go – the first of the major tragedies.  Hamlet.  The longest of Shakespeare’s plays, it is also arguably his very greatest (although I’m not altogether sure of that), but undoubtedly a … Continue reading

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