Ghosts, Murder, and More Murder - Hamlet Part I

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"Words, words, words." Part I of a two-part course in Hamlet focuses on the changes Shakespeare made in his version of the old Danish tale and the reasons he might have made these changes. In particular, the narrator examines Hamlet’s perceived indecision and what his hesitations to act reveal about his character.

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Pros

  • In an enjoyable aside,  the narrator draws parallels between Hamlet and The Lion King 
  • By offering various interpretations of Hamlet's actions, the narrator encourages viewers to offer their own explanations with supporting evidence from the play
Cons

  • Some viewers may be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of words in the video