learning goal: how are your first impressions of Hamlet reinforced, revised or expanded by his reaction to the Ghost?

journal entry: “Write about it” (p. 46)

“Act out the Ghost’s story” (48)–lines 1.5.59-80

Hamlet’s state of mind (1.5.92-192): what is it, and why does he decide to “put an antic disposition on”?  Use lines to support your answers to both questions (the first answer may help explain the second) By end of class, submit handwritten response to this pair of questions. If working with a partner, clearly indicate author and partner.

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