Hamlet Study Guide Act 1

what had barnardo seen at a prior watch see’s the ghost twice
does horatio initially believe a ghost will appear? how does the reader know his opinion no,b/c he say’s lets sit and see if a ghost will appear
why does marcellus think horacio should speak to the ghost b/c he’s educated
describe what the ghost looks like has amor and a very good fighter
after seeing the ghost, what decision to horatio and the others reach about what must be done they have to go talk to hamlet
who is young fortinbras? what does he want to do son of fortinbras. he wants to revenge and wants to get the land back
where has vltemand and cornelius been sent? for what purpose Norway to give young fortinbras a letter of peace
why is laertes allowed to leave elisnore, but hamlet has to stay b/c he’s the next air to the throne and laeretes wants to go back to france
how can you tell hamlet is depressed his look on his face and he’s dejected, his eyes are droppy and hes wearing all black
why is hamlet upset with this mother b/c she marriend claudius within 2 weeks
what news does horatio bring hamlet he saw his father’s a ghost
what does hamlet decide to do after he hears horatio’s news he is going to go with them and hopefully see the ghost
what is laertes advice to ophelia give him 1 min to speak
what does “to thineown self be true” mean be true to yourself
at the end of scene 3, ophelia agrees to “obey.” what will she do she won’t go near him or talk to him
why are the memebers of the court celebrating for no reason and cz they can
what does hamelt think of the celebration he thinks its embarrasing Denmark
what does hamlet mean when he tells horation and marcellus to “unhand me gentlmean/by heaven, ill make a ghost of fim that lets me let me go or hamlet will kill them
what does the ghost reveal to hamlet about his death that he walks the earth in the night and in hell during the day
what was the “official” story given about king hamlets death was murdered by his brother in the garden, by putting poison in his ear
how does the ghost wan hamlet to prove his love for his father to get revenge on his murderer
how does the ghost want hamlet to treat his mother? why leave her to heaven, b/c he feels his brother was more of the cause