type your responses directly after each of the three questions. . Each response should be at least 250 words in length, for a total of 750 of your own typewritten words.The questions are :
Question 1: Give an account of the role of Tiresias in Oedipus, answering the following question: Why, if he already sees into the future and has prophetic knowledge, does he resist telling Oedipus the truth about himself?
Question 2: When Hamlet declares in his final line that “the rest is silence,” he seems to be suggesting that there is no such thing as an afterlife. Nevertheless, he’s gone through a number of perspectives on this topic throughout the play, making it difficult to say for sure just what Hamlet’s religious disposition is. Referring to specific examples from the text, make an argument about whether you see Hamlet as an atheist, an agnostic or a believer.
Question 3: his essay “Hamlet and His Problems,” the poet T.S. Eliot argues that there is no “objective correlative” for Hamlet’s behaviors. Hamlet is alone in his behavior—there is no cause that would warrant it. Assuming that Eliot is correct, is Hamlet the play still of value? Is there something valuable about Hamlet’s excesses, even though they don’t seem to be warranted by his circumstances?