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English Literature

Hamlet

Themes - Test

1.

Who in the play is NOT motivated by revenge?

2.

Which character decides to take revenge by fighting in a duel?

3.

What is the cause of Ophelia's madness?

4.

Who does NOT use deception in the play?

5.

Which character is most loyal to Hamlet in the play?

6.

Why is Hamlet so angry with his mother, Gertrude?

7.

Why does Laertes want to take revenge on Hamlet?

8.

Does Hamlet really go mad while he is pretending to be mad?

9.

Why is the subject of revenge controversial in Shakespeare's time?

10.

Which of the following themes of the play were particularly popular in Shakespeare's time?