The Nunnery Scene Questions to

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The Nunnery Scene
Questions to Consider
1. How greatly does Hamlet love Ophelia? How greatly does she love him? How
do you know? Give examples!
2. Does Hamlet know they are being watched? When does he know? Give
3. What kind of emotions is Ophelia dealing with during this scene? How would you
have Ophelia display these emotions?
4. At the end of this scene, Ophelia reveals what type of person Hamlet was before
the play began – what was Hamlet like before, and why does Ophelia feel partly
responsible for the change?
5. How successful was the play scene in the movie? What did you see in the movie
that you didn’t expect based on your reading of the play? Which version of the
scene did you like the best, and why?