A comparison activity between Hamlet's famous first soliloquy in Act I:ii with a poem by Richard Aldington. This .pdf includes a guided response handout to allow for scaffolding.
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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.