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Who in the play is NOT motivated by revenge?
Which character decides to take revenge by fighting in a duel?
What is the cause of Ophelia's madness?
Polonius forbidding her from seeing Hamlet
Hamlet and Laertes fighting each other to the death
Hamlet's rejection and her father's death
Who does NOT use deception in the play?
Which character is most loyal to Hamlet in the play?
Why is Hamlet so angry with his mother, Gertrude?
He thinks she killed his father
He cannot stand the thought of her being married to Claudius
She does not approve of his affection for Ophelia
Why does Laertes want to take revenge on Hamlet?
Hamlet killed his mother and father
Hamlet killed his father and drove his sister mad
Hamlet once nearly killed him during a sword fight
Does Hamlet really go mad while he is pretending to be mad?
Yes, while pretending to be mad he is driven mad by his father's death and mother's remarriage
No, his madness is always just an act
Both of the above interpretations are possible
Why is the subject of revenge controversial in Shakespeare's time?
There were superstitions about revenge in Shakespeare's era
The Bible forbids revenge
Themes of revenge had been banned by Queen Elizabeth
Which of the following themes of the play were particularly popular in Shakespeare's time?
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