28 video study guides make up this playlist for William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. These videos break down each scene and act and provide a deep dive into the context, symbols, themes, and more of this play. These videos will help students in their understanding of the complex characters and how they develop over the course of the text. Additionally, students will learn about the meaning of words and phrases and how their use in the text affects the meaning and tone of the overall text. Course Hero also provides free resources like study guides and infographics at the link below. For a list of Common Core State Standards addressed, see below.
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Common Core State Standards Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)