Posted: June 26th, 2021
This is from The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
In a post of at least 250 words, analyze Gertrude’s role in the play more carefully through a close analysis of Shakespeare. Based on the first initial of your last name, you have been assigned to analyze one of Gertrude’s speeches.
In your analysis, you might want to examine where Gertrude’s loyalties lie: to her son, husband, former husband, or herself? Your discussion forum entry should cite at least once from your assigned group of lines.
Group A – Last Names Beginning with A through F
Begin with Queen’s “I will not speak with her.” (4.5.1)
End with Queen’s “Let her come in.” (4.5.21)
Group B – Last Names Beginning with G through L
Begin with Queen’s “To my sick soul (as sin’s true nature is),” (4.5.22)
End with Queen’s “Alas, look here, my lord.” (4.5.42)
Group C – Last Names Beginning with M through P
Begin with Queen’s “Alack, what noise is this?” (4.5.104)
End with Queen’s “O,this is counter, you false Danish dogs!” (4.5.120)
Group D – Last Names Beginning with Q through Z
Begin with King’s “The doors are broke.” (4.5.121)
End with Queen’s “But not by him.” (4.5.146)
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