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Hamlet Prince of Denmark
The Ghost Hamlet's father??
Claudius Hamlets stepdad/ uncle and King of Denmark
Gertrude Hamlets mother, Queen of Denmark
Horatio Hamlets best friend
Fortinbras -prince of Norway -old king hamlet killed old king Fortinbras. Young fortinbras threatens to invade Denmark as revenge -as consolation, he is allowed to attack Poland
polonius Ophelia and Laertes father: Secretary of State
Ophelia Polonius's daughter: laertes's sister: Hamlets romantic intrest
Laertes Polonius's son: Ophelia's brother; FOIL to Hamlet: student at the University of Paris
Aside a remark or passage by a character in the play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters
Soliloquy speaking one's thoughts aloud while no other characters are present
Monologue A lengthy speech delivered by one character while others are present
Apparition specter; ghost or ghost-like image of a person
Feign pretend
Antic Disposition Hamlet will pretend to be crazy. He wants to make Claudius think that he is harmless, incapable of taking revenge for his father's murder.
purgatory The ghost explains he is in a state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners
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