Imagine… • You’re studying abroad in Germany when you get a phone call saying your dad has passed away (suddenly) and you must come home for the funeral. How do you feel? What thoughts are running through your head? • What would you feel like if your mother had already remarried by the time of the funeral?
Post-Wedding… • How do you treat your new stepfather and why? • What if someone gave you reason to believe that your stepfather had murdered your father? • How would you go about getting him to confess?
Additional Thoughts… • If you wanted to make people believe you were insane, how would you do it? • How would you feel and what would you do if you found out a close friend has been spying on you?
Fun Facts… • Many books and have been based off of Hamlet (some only supposedly), including • -The Fathers Club (novel) • -The Manchurian Candidate (movie) • -Ghost (movie) • -Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (play) • -The Lion King (movie) • It has been quoted/referenced in many other mediums, such as • -Billy Madison (movie) • -Renaissance Man (movie) • -Gilligan's Island (TV show) • -The Simpsons (TV show) • -South Park (TV show) • -The Princess Diaries 2 (movie) • -Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle (movie) • -Freaky Friday (movie) • -ER (TV show) • -Futurama (TV show) • -Star Trek (TV show) • -The Addams Family (TV show) • -Brave New World (novel) • -A Christmas Carol (book) • -Songs of Beyonce Knowles • -Songs of Bob Dylan • (info taken from http://hamletstudyguide.pbworks.com/w/page/16402856/Fun-Facts)