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CLIP 8885

Hamlet's Soliloquy

Hamlet's Soliloquy
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Key Info
  • Hamlet's Soliloquy
  • The soliloquy from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' is delivered to camera by an actor holding a gun and contemplating life and death. He is standing on bare stage with luggage as props.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Shakespeare: General

  • Keywords: William Shakespeare, Hamlet, to be or not to be, soliloquy, HamletEnglish
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful for close study of Hamlet's soliloquy as the clip allows students to focus on the words rather than action. Also useful to show students an example of a filmed speech before getting them to repeat the exercise with their interpretation of the speech.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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