CliffsNotes Shakespeare's Hamlet
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CliffsNotes Shakespeare's Hamlet

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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. Character studies shed new light on Prince Hamlet, his father King Hamlet, the malevolent Claudius, the troubled Ophelia -- 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 132.08 x 203.2 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0764586033
  • 9780764586033
  • 66,521

About James K. Lowers

About the Author Carla Lynn Stockton, B.A., M.A., C.A.S., is a veteran teacher of English and Drama. In 1995, after a month of study through Roehampton University at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon, she cofounded and codirected Voices, a semi-professional theater company dedicated to theater education and education through theater. Today Ms. Stockton is the Education and Development Director for Bagelfish Productions, LLC, in Connecticut.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Life and Background of the Playwright. Introduction to the Play. Critical Commentaries. Act I. Act I, Scene 1. Act I, Scene 2. Act I, Scene 3. Act I, Scene 4. Act I, Scene 5. Act II. Act II, Scene 1. Act II, Scene 2. Act III. Act III, Scene 1. Act III, Scene 2. Act III, Scene 3. Act III, Scene 4. Act IV. Act IV Scene 1. Act IV, Scene 2. Act IV, Scene 3. Act IV, Scene 4. Act IV, Scene 5. Act IV, Scene 6. Act IV, Scene 7. Act V. Act V, Scene 1. Act V, Scene 2. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.
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