read in Hamlet aloud together (2.2.170 ff.)

write 5′ personal entries in Hamlet notebook (#1, #2)

Who is the silliest person you know–someone your age or older?

In general, how trusting are you of other people?

read Hamlet-Polonius scene (2.2.170 – 214)

write in Hamlet notebook (#3)

What does this dialogue between Hamlet and Polonius reveal about the core nature of each character?

read Hamlet-R&G (2.2.215 – 292)

write in Hamlet notebook (#4)

In this speech to R&G (278-92), is Hamlet still acting, or has he started telling the truth?  How much acting and how much truth-telling is he doing here in these lines?

send #3 and #4 in the BODY of email to bill.brown@hies.org

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