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What etymologies have been suggested for the names of the dramatis personæ of this play?
What historical persons have been supposed to have furnished hints for the characters and incidents of this play?
What is the probable date of the composition of Hamlet?
What 'improvements’ have been suggested or made in the construction of Hamlet?
What is Hamlet's age in the play ? Give quotations in support of the view taken.
What time may be supposed to elapse from the commencement to the close of this drama ? Give quotations in proof.
What facts regarding theatricals in Shakespeare's time warrant his reference to inhibition' and 'innovation ?
Supply an abstract of the Tragedy of the Murder of Gonzago.
Is there any reason for supposing that Hamlet's ‘dozen or sixteen lines' are traceable in the text given ?
Give a narrative of Hamlet's connection with the players.
Quote Hamlet's opinions on (1) the purpose of dramatic composi. tion ; (2) the method of acting ; (3) Divine providence; (4) drunkenness ; (5) the nature of man; (6) the power of temptation ; (7) friendship; (8) on the changes effected by death.
Quote from this play a description of (i) 'a melancholy man;' (2) a fop; (3) a good actor ; (4) his father and his uncle.
Write out an 'argument' or outline of the plot of Hamlet.
Write a critique on the play of Hamlet (a) as a story; (6) as a tragedy; (c) as a philosophical exhibition of the operation of will and causation ; (d) as a moral play showing the evils resulting from breach of divine law ; (e) as a psychological exposition of the operations of the mind in health and disease ; (f) as an effort of the imagination in weaving together the facts and realities of life into fresh ideal products; (s) as an evidence of the transmuting power of genius-founding the argument upon the difference between the Hamblet of the old Hystorie and the Hamlet of this play.
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