Hamlet, Journal #2—Act 1, scenes 4 and 5

Complete the assignment below after reading 1.4-5.


1.  Briefly summarize (in your own words!) what the Ghost's message was to Hamlet.

2.  Discuss how Hamlet changes after seeing the ghost.  What techniques does Shakespeare use to emphasize this change?


Write up your response to turn in.  Due Wednesday, February 19.

For extra credit, post your journal on the Hamlet blog at: http://s.spachman.tripod.com/Hamletblog/  (Extra credit must be posted by class time on 2/19.)