JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Melancholy Mood" by Horace Silver; "It's a Man's Man's Man's World" by James Brown]
Hamlet is confronted by a difficult situation; what does it suggest about society's values at the time, and why does it challenge him so deeply? How would your response-- as a reflection of both your personality and our society's values-- be similar or different?
2. Hamlet: Act I Scenes ii & iii (time permitting)
1. Finish reading Act I Scene iii
2. Comment to this post with: a)your translation of Hamlet's soliloquy in Act I Scene ii, and b)general comments/questions/predictions about Hamlet.