Tipo di esercizi
Scelta multipla,
Completamento aperto,
Completamento chiuso,
Posizionamento,
Trova errore,
Vero o falso
Libro
Performer Heritage vol.1
Capitolo
Hamlet
INFO

Lingua inglese

Hamlet: plot (first act)
Complete the sentences with the words below.

1. Hamlet's father, the King of Denmark, has been dead for two months when Hamlet's mother marries her brother-in-law, ________.
2. A ________ with the physical traits of Hamlet's father appears at the ________ of Elsinore.
3. The ghost says that ________, Prince of Norway, will possibly attack.
4. Hamlet meets the ghost who tells him he was ________ by Claudius.
5. Hamlet is asked to ________ his father, but to leave his mother's ________ to heaven.
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Hamlet and the tragedy of revenge
Tick the words related to the tradition of the tragedy of revenge.
A: Antihero
B: Asides
C: Avenger
D: Blood
E: Dialogues
F: Ghost
G: Happiness
H: Hero
I: Isolation
J: Madness
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Hamlet: plot (second act)
Complete the sentences with the correct information.

1. In the second act Hamlet pretends to be ________.
2. Hamlet's pretence allows him to carry out his ________ more easily.
3. ________, the king's counsellor, thinks Hamlet is mad because he is in love with his ________ Ophelia.
4. Hamlet calls a troupe of actors to provide ________ for the court.
5. The actors are to perform The Murder of Gonzago: a murder story similar to the one revealed by the ________.
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Hamlet: plot (third and fourth acts)
Read the text below and find the seven mistakes in it.

Before the play is acted, King Claudius goes away. Then, during an argument with Ophelia, Hamlet kills Polonius who is listening to their conversation. The king decides to send Hamlet to France to have him imprisoned. Ophelia goes mad and flees away. Her brother Laertes wants revenge for his sister and the king plots Hamlet's defeat in a duel with Laertes.
Trova erroreTrova errore
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Hamlet: plot (fifth act)
Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentence.

In this act
A: there is the duel between Hamlet and Laertes.
B: Laertes wins the duel.
C: Hamlet does not drink the poisoned drink prepared by Claudius.
D: Gertrude drinks the poisoned wine and gets sick.
E: Hamlet dies expressing his wish that Fortinbras becomes King of Denmark.
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Hamlet: setting
Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences.

1. The time of the story of Hamlet is the ________ Middle Ages.
2. The setting of the story is the ________ in Elsinore, in Denmark.
3. Shakespeare perhaps chose Denmark because it was useful for the ________ of the plot.
4. In the subplot there is a possible war against ________.
5. The possible war with another country gives the first scenes greater ________.
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Characters: Hamlet
Read the following sentences and say whether they are true or false.
A: Hamlet is the most talkative and ambiguous of all Shakespeare's characters.
B: Hamlet's language is full of metaphors, similes and, above all, wordplays.
C: Hamlet is not aware of the ambiguous nature of his own feelings.
D: Hamlet is shocked when he learns of his father's death: that is why he immediately decides to avenge him.
E: Hamlet thinks that there is a sort of disease spreading from man to the kingdom, from the kingdom to the universe.
Vero o falsoVero o falso
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Hamlet: themes
Complete the text with the words below.

Hamlet can be considered a ________ tragedy. Through the theme of ________, Shakespeare develops a series of themes that are fundamental:
- the relationships between father and son, mother and son, and Hamlet and his ________;
- love relationships;
- madness;
- youth and age;
- action and inaction;
- the corruption linked to ________;
- the existence of ________ and a life after death;
- the meaning of the theatre itself;
- melancholy and ________;
- man's complex nature;
- the relation between ________ and reality;
- truth and honour.
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Hamlet: structure
Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentence.

In the third act there is a play-within-the-play
A: which Gertrude wants in order to speak about her husband's murderer.
B: which is very interesting because its actors become the one and only audience of the play.
C: which gives the possibility of having a real audience and another audience on the stage composed of the play's actors.
D: the title of which is The Rise of Gonzago.
E: which deals with the background to the tragedy.
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Hamlet and the tragedy of revenge
Complete the sentences with the correct information.

1. In the Elizabethan age, people's morals considered revenge ________ but enjoyed seeing it in plays.
2. All revenge tragedies derived from the ________.
3. ________ established the rules for revenge plays and playwrights.
4. In most revenge tragedies the ________ wants to take revenge because a sexual or violent crime has been committed against his ________.
5. Before the actual action he has a period of ________ which involves complex planning.
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