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John Everett Millais (1851-2) Ophelia
Understanding Shakespearean Tragedy
What is tragedy? This video resource offers some answers by focusing on two of Shakespeare's best-known plays, Hamlet and Macbeth.
This resource is based around an interactive display of the
main characters in Hamlet. Explore the relationships and see how they change.
Interrogate the Characters
The Royal Shakespeare Company provide an interesting look into the characters of Hamlet, Ophelia, Claudius and Gertrude to figure out
what they do and why they do it.
Oh, that this too, too sullied flesh would melt!
Now I am alone. Oh, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!
Director: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Michael Bryant. (1996)
divine providence and how it is used in Hamlet.
Source : Shakespeare online. From The Riddles of Hamlet by Simon Augustine Blackmore. Boston, Stratford & Co.
Hamlet BBC Radio Edition. The full recording from BBC Radio's 1993 reading of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.
Shakespeare and Religion
Episode 49 of the Shakespeare Unlimited podcast series examines Christianity.
Transcript is provided
Source: Folgers Shakespeare Library