Hamlet 1.2: Hamlet's First Soilloquy

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O, that these too, too obscure words would resolve themselves into modern English! High school scholars are asked to do a close reading of Hamlet’s first soliloquy (I, ii) and recast these famous lines into contemporary speech, identify the imagery Shakespeare uses, and postulate about what might really be bothering the Danish prince. Fie on’t!

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11th - 12th
English Language Arts
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