Hamlet Blendspace

Allison Mason

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His actual birthdate is uncertain.

Born in 1564, wow. That was a long time ago

Kings school at Stratford- that was where everyone went in that time period.

He wrote 154 sonnets.

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Shakespeare was born AND died on April 23.

Introduced almost 3,000 new english words.

His longest play is Anthony and Cleopatra (1,361 words)

(The picture)- Shakespeare with shades

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Shakespeare is also very famous for his various insults.

Some examples are as follows:

"Thou art damned, like an ill-roasted egg."- As You Like It

"His breath stinks with eating toasted cheese."- Henry VI, Part II

"You vile standing tuck."- Henry IV, Part I

"You naughty, mocking uncle!" -Troilus and Cressida

"Viperous worm." -Henry VI, Part I

"I was seeking for a fool when I found you."As You Like It

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Things we say today thanks to Shakespeare:

"Green-eyes monster"

"Fight fire with fire"

"Good riddance"

"Heart of gold"

"Vanish into thin air"

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Publication of Hamlet- July 1602

Setting- Denmark

Hamlet is the son of Queen Gertrude and late King Hamlet

(The picture)- Hamlet with this skull

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The language in most of Shakespeares work is different.

He stressed certain syllables in words.

Dactyl- foot of 3 syllables

Trochee- foot of 2 syllables

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The man reading Hamlet understands the language very well.

He is knowledgable of what he is saying and how to stress the syllables

Block 9

This is a weird quiz to take? Which character are you?

I got Juliet as you can see in the picture to the right.


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Which Shakespeare Character Are You? Retrieved December 9, 2015, from http://www.zimbio.com/quiz/o-p3ry-2k8x/shakespeare character

Happy 450th, William Shakespeare! (2014). Retrieved December 9, 2015, from http://numberedpages.com/2014/04/23/happy-450th-william-shakespeare/