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A Drama Review of Hamlet

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Feather Liu
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A Drama Review of Hamlet By studying the Stage Show of Wuhan University
Abstract
As the longest masterpiece of Shakespeare, Hamlet impresses us with its tragic revenge of prince Hamlet. This stage show presents us the core part of Hamlet through performance of “nunnery scene”, “closet scene” and Hamlet’s monologue. Thus, this article will mainly focuses on drama review of the stage show from aspects of technical arts, adaption and editing as well as performance of the actor and actresses and a character analysis combing with Oedipus complex, Electra complex together with the author’s personal reactions.
Keywords: drama review; technical arts; performance, character analysis

Contents
I. Introduction………………………………………………………………………....3
II. Technical arts………………………………………………………………………4 A. Lighting &Music.……………………………………………………………..4 B. Stage Properties…………………………………………………………..........4 C. Costumes………………………………………………………………………4
III. Editing& Adaption………………………………………………………………..5
IV. Performance……………………………………………………………………….6 A. Hamlet…………………………………………………………………………...6 B. Ophelia………………………………………………………………………….6 C. Gertrude…………………………………………………………………………7
V. Character Analysis………………………………………………………………....7 A. Hamlet………………………………………………………………………….7 B. Ophelia…………………………………………………………………………8 C. Gertrude………………………………………………………………………..9
VI. Conclusion…………………………………………………………….................9

Introduction The original play of Hamlet is a masterpiece describing prince Hamlet’s revenge to his uncle—Claudius, who had killed Hamlet’s father and married his mother. The drama adapted by Wuhan University, mainly focuses on the “nunnery scene” and “closet scene”, revealing Hamlet’s conflicts between Ophelia and Queen Gertrude as well as his controversial feelings and hesitation of revenge in an impressive way.…...

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