Hamlet Unit Test Review

Hamlet Unit Test ENG 4U
Quotation Identification
 Explain speaker, spoken to, context, meaning and significance of three quotes from a list of five.
Short Answer : Select 2 short answer questions from list of three.
 Theme of Appearance vs. Reality
 Hamlet and the ‘foil’ characters
 Hamlet’s madness – real or imagined?
 Disease Imagery in the Play
 Theme of Revenge and Forgiveness
 Anticipation Guide – select one of the statements and relate it to the play.
Formal Literary Paragraph
 Is Hamlet a Tragic Hero? Why or Why not?
 Three quotes from the play to support your claim.
Multiple Choice
Quotation Options
“I will speak daggars to her, but use none.” 3.2.387
“A little more than kin, and less than kind.” 1.2
“I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw” 2.2
“He is justly served, it is the poison tempered by himself…Exchange forgiveness with me noble
Hamlet. Mind and my father’s death come not upon thee, nor thine upon me.” 5.2.332.336
“The plays the thing wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.”
“A man may fish with the word that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that had fed of that worm”
“What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason. How infinite in faculty. In form and moving how
express and admirable! In action how like the angel! In apprehension how like a god! The beauty of
the world, the paragon of animals!” 2.2
Rightly to be great is not to stir without great argument, when honour’s at the stake. How stand I
then, that have a father kill’d, a mother stain’d excitements of my reason and my blood, and let all
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