Hamlet Essay Questions

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Hamlet Essay Questions
1. Through its portrayal of human experience, Shakespeare’s Hamlet reinforces the significance of loyalty. To what extent does your interpretation of Hamlet support this? 20 marks 2. Connections enrich understanding in the pairs of texts set for this study. To what extent is this made evident in the text you have studied? 20 marks 3. Hamlet is a valued text because it explores challenging ideas of love and rivalry. Discuss this statement in light of Hamlet. 20 marks 4. ‘Tension between an individual and society is what creates interest in drama.’ To what extent does this statement reflect your response to Hamlet in William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet? 20Marks

Belonging Essay Questions
1. People experience a sense of belonging in varied and complex ways. How is this explored in the texts you have studied? 15 Marks 2. The struggle to belong and find one’s place is significant in the lives of some people. In what ways is this struggle represented in your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing? 15 Marks 3. To what extent is an individual’s sense of belonging determined by external forces? Support your response by close reference to how ideas about belonging are represented in your prescribed text, and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing. 15 marks

Frankenstein and Blade Runner Questions
1. Past speaks to future in the pairs of texts set for study. To what extent is this made evident in the texts that you have studied? 20 marks 2. To what extent does your comparative study of Frankenstein and Blade Runner suggest that the relationship between science and nature is an important universal concern? 20Marks
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