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“I prefer the youth, deeply involved in politics, rid of illusions, sarcastic, passionate and brutal. A young rebel who has about him something of the charm of James Dean.”

Hamlet Act Two, Part One By Dennis Abrams ————————————- Act Two:  Hamlet decides to fake madness (or does he?) in order to investigate his father’s death, and the whole court is thrown into confusion – Ophelia is stunned, Polonius thinks … 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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“To kill old Hamlet in the garden, with poison in the ears.”

 Hamlet Act One, Part Four By Dennis Abrams ——————————— As we work our way through Hamlet, and through some of my favorite critical essays (whether or not I agree with them or not), I thought it might be useful to … 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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