Hamlet: Scene Summaries


ACT I Scene I
At the beginning of this scene, two guards come out and attempt to get
the audience's attention. They basically inform us that it is night time,
and then they exit. Heratio and Marcellus then enter. They see a ghost
which looks like the late King who had just died. To get the audience's
attention once again, the two men repeat "Doesn't that look like the King!"
five times. Morning comes, and Heratio and Marcellus decide to tell Hamlet
of the incident.

Scene ][

This scene informs us that the present king (Claudius) had killed the
late King Hamlet. Claudius is now married to Queen Gertrude who was
formerly King Hamlet's wife. King Claudius informs us Norway is ...

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talking when the ghost of King
Hamlet appears. Hamlet follows, but his friends warn him that he may be in
danger. Regardless, Hamlet follows the ghost.

Scene V

In this scene, King Hamlet's ghost appears once again, but this time in
front of Hamlet. Hamlet questions the ghost and finds that King Hamlet was
killed by Claudius. The ghost then asks Hamlet to seek revenge.

ACT ][ Scene I

In this scene, Ophelia and Hamlet and alone together in a room. Ophelia
tells Hamlet that she can no longer see him, but Hamlet is raged. Ophelia
tells her father, Polonious. Polonious thinks that Hamlet may be mad with
love sickness since he cannot take the rejection. Therefore, Polonious
tells King Claudius of the situation.

Scene ][

Claudius sends Rosancrantz and Guildenstern (who were Hamlet's friends
from childhood) to see what is the matter with Hamlet. Hamlet explains to
his friends that he is very sad and has no interest of world. In a
soliloquy, Hamlet then analyzes his ...

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