How genuine is Hamlet’s monologue about “this goodly frame, the earth” (2.2.278-292).  In other words, how much of this speech is genuine and how much is he performing it as part of his “antic disposition” (1.5.172)?  In still other words, what is the particular mix of honesty and acting in this speech?

What lines–from anywhere in Acts 1 and 2–support your interpretation?

 small groups find lines together

individually, on the prescribed template, write your draft of a paragraph response to the question above

by end of today’s class, submit this draft for unscored review to TURNITIN (clear, specific, developed)

by start of Friday’s class, submit revised draft, making sure to acknowledge any help (human or otherwise) in the template’s acknowledgment-footer

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