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Hamlet ABC Book

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Hamlet ABC Book Group 7 A ctor The actor in Hamlet was
the leader of an acting troupe.
He and his troupe performed
the play The Murder of Gonzago for
the people of Elsinore Castle. B ernardo is a soldier who
guarded the castle at
night. He was first to
spot the ghost of the
fallen king. C laudius Claudius is Hamlet's
uncle. He poisoned Hamlet's
father. D enmark Denmark is where the the
story of Hamlet takes place.
Elsinore Castle is located here. E lsinore Castle Elsinore Castle is located in Denmark.
This castle is the setting of Hamlet. F rancisco Francisco is a soldier who
guards Elsinore Castle.
When he guarded the castle,
the ghost of King Hamlet never
appeared. G uildenstern Guildenstern is a courtier. He is one of Hamlet's good friends. H oratio Horatio is a college student. He is also Hamlet's friend. I ndignant The word "indignant" means "to consider unworthy." This word is used in Hamlet. J ester A jester is a person who entertains the king. It is his job to do so. L aertes Laertes was the son of Poloius.
He was Ophelia's sister. M arcellus L aertes Laertes was the son of Polonius.
He was also Ophelia's brother. M arcellus Marclleus is a soldier. Marcellus saw the
ghost of the King Hamlet with Horatio. N arrator The narrator tells the story of Hamlet.
There is more than one narrator in the story. O phelia K ing Hamlet King Hamlet was killed by his brother.
He died from Claudius pouring poison in his ear. Ophelia is the daughter of Polonius.
She killed herself by drowning in the
pond. P olonius Polonius is a high-ranking lord at
court. He has two children- Ophelia
and Laertes. Q ueen Gertrude Q ueen Gertrude Queen Gertrude was Hamlet's
mother. She died from drinking
a poisoned beverage that was
meant for her son. R osencrantz S oft The word "soft" is an Elizabethan term.
The definition of this word is "wait a minute." T roupe An acting troupe performed a play for the
people of Elsinore Castle. The name of the
play they performed was The Murder of
Gonzago. U U niversity Horatio was attending a university.
He left to attend King Hamlet's funeral. V erily "Verily" is an Elizabethan term.
This term means "truly." W illiam Shakespeare William Shakespeare is the author of Hamlet.
He was born on April 23, 1564. He died in April
1616 in Stratford. X oxo Hamlet and Ophelia had strong feelings for
each other. Hamlet often wrote love letters to
Ophelia. Y orick Yorick was King Hamlet's jester.
When Hamlet was in the graveyard
before Ophelia's funeral, he came across
Yorick's grave. Z zz... Rosencrantz was a courtier
along with Guildenstern and
Osric. In scene 6, Rosencrantz discusses
Hamlet's odd behavior with others in
Elsinore Castle. S oft The word "soft" is an
Elizabethan term. The definition
of this term is "wait a minute." Y orick Yorick was King Hamlet's
jester. When Hamlet was
in the graveyard before
Ophelia's funeral, he stumbled
across Yorick's grave. z zz... When King Hamlet was sleeping in the
garden, Claudius poured poison in King
Hamlet's ear. King Hamlet's ghost told Hamlet
this and told him to avenge his death. X oxo Hamlet and Ophelia had strong
feelings for each other. Hamlet often
wrote love letters to Ophelia. V erily "Verily" is an Elizabethan term. The
definition of this term is "truly." U niversity Horatio was attending
a university. He left to
attend King Hamlet's
funeral. W illiam Shakespeare William Shakespeare is the author
of Hamlet. He was born on April 23,
1564. He died in April 1616 in Stratford. T roupe An acting troupe performed
a play for the people of Elsinore
Castle. The name of the play they
performed was The Murder of Gonzago. ~ ~ ~ An example of an acting troupe. Examples of modern-day universities. Shakespeare was born and also died in Stratford. Guildenstern is shown on the right
in the picture above. Rosencrantz is
shown on the right
in both of these
images. This picture shows
Hamlet holding Yorick's skull. Horatio is shown
on the right in this
picture.
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