Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character

Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 2, Scene 2 - Polonius as the Fool and stock character
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This worksheet provides an in-depth introduction to the 'fool' stock character of Shakespeare's plays, with a particular focus on Polonius as a typical fool character in 'Hamlet'. The handout provides:

- Introduction and definition of 'the fool' as a stock Shakespearean character.
- Close-reading and analysis activities, with select extracts and accompanying analysis from Act 2 of the play.
- Model answers (a kind of answer key) for the close-reading questions.

Enjoy, and feedback is welcome!

Check out my complete Hamlet Teaching & Activity Pack (which also includes this handout!):

Hamlet Complete Teaching & Activity Pack
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2 hours
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