Analyzing Act 2 – Scene 2 of “Hamlet’. by William Shakespeare

Hamlet may be the most famous play in the English Language. You have probably read it or watched it already. However, with this project, you will delve more deeply into the play than you probably have in the past. As a part of your presentation, your group will choose one specific scene to perform and analyze. Step 1: Watch Hamlet. Step 2: Watch Shakespeare Uncovered: Hamlet with David Tennant. Finally, you will choose an individual topic to explore in your own essay. Answer a question below of the play has brought up for you I chose Act 2 and scene 2 for the Essay
Sign up for an act is most significant to the play. Find a work of criticism that speaks to a scene or theme you see in your act. Make sure to include the following:
1.• What happens in this scene? Why did you choose this scene? Why is it important? How does it fit into the plot of the play?
2.• What does this scene reveal about the characters in it? How does this element of this scene contribute to the theme of this play?
3.• What is the effect of the dialogue in this scene? How does this element of this scene contribute to the
theme of this play?

4.• How does the setting/stagecraft affect the scene? If you have seen versions of your scene in different movies, how did the setting affect the scene? How does this element of this scene contribute to the theme of this play?
5.• What, if any, dramatic irony or symbolism do you see in this scene? How does this element of this scene contribute to the theme of this play?
6.• How does the criticism you have found about this scene, act, or relevant topic help you understand its significance? Write an annotated bibliography entry for your source and post it on your group discussion. 7.• What questions does this act inspire? Try looking at your Act from the perspective of one of the schools of criticism