Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)

Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
Hamlet (Shakespeare) - Act 4 Psychoanalysis (Freudian Theory)
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This handout and detailed worksheet provides an introduction to psychoanalytical reading of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', with a particular emphasis on Freudian psychoanalysis, the Oedipal complex & Hamlet's relationships to other characters in the play.

The handout includes:

1) Comprehension questions for Act 4 (the worksheet and handout is best used once your students have read up to Act 4, Scene 4 of William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'.

2) Introduction to psychoanalysis, Freudian theory and the psychoanalytical approach to analysing literature.

3) Close-reading & analysis of extracts, which provide students with opportunities to apply their newly-acquired psychoanalytical reading skills to specific passages in the play.

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4 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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