Hamlet Handout

English 305

Dr. Fike

 

"Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are of Godů."  1 John 4:1

 

The Ghost's Identity:

 

Passage               Possibility                                   Evaluation

 

1.1.27  

 

 

1.1.134ff.

 

 

 

 

1.4.39-40

2.2.599ff.

 

   
1.5.10-92  

 

 

 

 

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Hamlet attempts to determine the king's guilt by various means as follows:

 

Passage             Possibility                                    Evaluation

 

(above)    

 

 
3.2  

 

 

3.3

 

 

 

 

3.4