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Hamlet by William Shakespeare Study Guide

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This course helps you to master comprehension of ''Hamlet'' by William Shakespeare. Video lessons are about five minutes long, and are paired with practice quizzes to test and reinforce the information you've just learned to help you with homework assignments, prepare for a test, or just for casual learning.
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7 chapters in Hamlet by William Shakespeare Study Guide

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Ch 1. Hamlet Literary & Historical Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[145736].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Introduction to Renaissance Literature: Characterizing Authors and Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Shakespeare's Tragedy Plays: Elements & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: History & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6386].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6386].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - When Was Hamlet Written? - Context & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Hamlet Film Adaptations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Kenneth Branagh's Movie Version of Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Is Hamlet a Tragedy? - Plot & Genre Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Hamlet Themes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Literary Devices Used in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145743].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145743].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hyperbole in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Aside (Literary Term): Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21362].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21362].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Character Foil: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Tragic Flaw: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20784].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20784].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Tragic Hero: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Significance of the Play-Within-A-Play in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Point of View in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Alliteration in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Hamlet Vocabulary Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[197819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[197819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - Hamlet Vocabulary List & Flashcards
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Lesson 1 - Shakespeare's Hamlet: Character Analysis & Description Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6387].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6387].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Characterization of Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44604].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44604].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Shakespeare's Ophelia: Character & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Shakespeare's Claudius: Character Analysis & Traits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6402].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6402].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Ghost of King Hamlet: Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Shakespeare's Gertrude: Character Analysis & Traits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145754].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145754].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Shakespeare's Horatio: Character Analysis & Relationship with Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Laertes in Hamlet: Character Analysis & Revenge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern: Meaning, Quotes & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Murder of Gonzago: Significance in Hamlet & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - Hamlet Character List & Flashcards
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Lesson 1 - Hamlet: Beyond the Famous Soliloquy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Hamlet Act 1, Scene 1 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Hamlet Act 1, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hamlet Act 1, Scene 3 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145758].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145758].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Hamlet Act 1, Scene 4 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145759].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145759].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Hamlet Act 1, Scene 5 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Hamlet Act 2, Scene 1 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Hamlet Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Hamlet Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145763].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145763].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Hamlet Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Hamlet Act 3, Scene 3 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Hamlet Act 3, Scene 4 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 1 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145768].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145768].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 3 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 4 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145770].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145770].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 5 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 6 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145772].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145772].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Hamlet Act 4, Scene 7 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145773].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145773].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Hamlet Act 5, Scene 1 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Hamlet Act 5, Scene 2 Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - The Ending of Hamlet: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Famous Quotes from Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145778].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145778].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Hamlet's To Be Or Not To Be Soliloquy: Meaning & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Hamlet Quotes About Revenge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hamlet Love Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Hamlet Madness Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Horatio Quotes in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145782].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145782].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Claudius Quotes in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - 'Alas, Poor Yorick': Quote's Meaning & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7374].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7374].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Meaning of 'The Rest Is Silence' in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145784].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145784].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Meaning of 'Now Cracks a Noble Heart' in Hamlet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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