HAMLET ACT 1 QUESTIONS
What importance is the ghost in the triangular relationship of Claudius, Gertrude, and Hamlet?
What importance is Hamlet in the triangular relationship of Ophelia, Laertes, and Polonius?
What qualities of Hamlet’s character are brought out in Act 1? Give specifics.
What qualities of Claudius are brought out in Act 1?
“Act the end of Act 1, the back upon which the tragic load rests shows signs of breaking…because of the sheer weight of the tragic load.” What is the “load” and what are the “signs of breaking”?