The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. Something may be rotten in the state of Denmark, but your grades will be sweet when you rely on CliffsNotes on Hamlet as you digest Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece. In this play, Hamlet explores the meaning of life, death, eternity, relationships, hypocrisy, truth, the existence of God, and almost anything else that concerns mankind. Character studies shed new light on Prince Hamlet, his father King Hamlet, the malevolent Claudius, the troubled Ophelia a and the rest of the cast. You'll also explore the life and times of William Shakespeare, and unlock the play's themes and literary devices. Count on CliffsNotes on Hamlet for detailed summaries and commentaries on every scene to help you appreciate the complexity of the play. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays A review section that tests your knowledge Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure a you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.Claudius questions Rosencrantz and Guildenstern about Hamleta#39;s madness, asking if they have found a reason for Hamleta#39;s behavior. Rosencrantz answers that the Prince has admitted to being distracted but will not say from what. Guildenstern says that ... Polonius greets Ophelia and instructs her to pretend to read a book so that her being alone will not seem unusual to Hamlet. Ophelia complies andanbsp;...
|Title||:||CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's Hamlet|
|Author||:||Carla Lynn Stockton|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2011-05-18|