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I classified King Hamlet’s hamartia as pride based on Horatio’s description of King Hamlet’s “prideemulate ” in dueling with Old Fortinbras (1.1.83). Pride is a common hamartia in tragedy, and Horatio’s word, “emulate”—from the Latin aemulāri, “to rival”—throws “pride” upon both Old
opinion of Hamlet and what they have heard of his disappearance. Explain this. (Lines 151 – 167). 5) After Hamlet discovers the skull of Yorick, King Hamlet’s jester, Hamlet dwells on the subject of death. A) What is he reflecting on in lines 190 – 202? B) Why does Hamlet allude to Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar in lines 204 – 223?
father lost in single combat to King Hamlet. Marcellus:“…that this sweaty haste/ Doth make the night joint-labourer with the day” (1.1.78-9) Horatio: “But in the gross and scope of mine opinion/ This bodes some strange eruption to our state” (1.1.68-9) ACT 1, SCENE 2 2. Hamlet “A little more than kin and less than kind” (1.2.65).