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" To assume a pleasing shape; yea, and perhaps Out of my weakness and my melancholy, As he is very potent with such spirits, Abuses me to damn me. I'll have grounds More relative than this: the play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. "
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Hamlet in Pieces: Shakespeare Revisited by Peter Brook, Robert Lepage and ...

Andy Lavender - Social Science - 2003 - 288 pages
...throne, he speaks Hamlet's lines about 'guilty creatures sitting at a play,' ending with the lines, 'The play's the thing / Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King.' The light melts away, reconstituting into mini-spotlights which reduce and glide in the reverse movement...
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Shakespeare at the Cineplex: The Kenneth Branagh Era

Samuel Crowl - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 254 pages
...with Hamlet's face peering out at the camera through the back of the theater model as he delivers: "[T]he play's the thing / Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King" (3.1.604-5). Branagh 's screenplay then anticipates the moment's final visual image and sound: "We...
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The Construction of Tragedy: Hubris

Mary Anneeta Mann - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 228 pages
...weakliest- and my melancholy. . . . Abuses me to damn me. I'll have grounds More relative than this. The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. He does catch the conscience of the king. Horatio is his witness, yet there is still no way to move...
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Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers

James Michael Thomas - Performing Arts - 2005 - 336 pages
...mine uncle. I'll observe his looks; I'll tent him to the quick. If 'a do blench, I know my course . The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King. Later in the play Claudius arranges a plan with Laertes to use an unbated foil (that is, without a...
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Refracting the Canon in Contemporary British Literature and Film

Susana Onega Jaén, Christian Gutleben - Performing Arts - 2004 - 261 pages
...— into the mousetrap Theatricality is the necessary prism that guarantees refraction. For Hamlet: "The play's the thing/ Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King" (Shakespeare II. ii: 594), whereas in Humble Boy comedy does the trick. Theatricality catches the spectator...
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Everyday Matters: A Love Story

Nardi Reeder Campion - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 233 pages
...peasant slave am I. . .'" He recited the whole speech, with gestures, ending in a dramatic whisper, '"The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king.'" "Perfect," I laughed. Then he took the paper, folded it into a water bomb, filled it with beer, went...
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Theatre and Entertainment

Kathy Elgin - Amusements - 2005 - 32 pages
...society. How many ages hence In a long career, Ben Jonson wrote poetry and masques as well as plays. The play's the thing Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. HAMLET, ACT 2, SCENE 2 Shall this Christopher Marlowe was suspected of being a spy and his career was...
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Betrayal: Agricultural Politics in the Fifties

Herbert Schulz - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 230 pages
...time, figuratively, for the kick in the testicles. This page intentionally left blank 6 We Win One The play's the thing, Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king. SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet FARMERS HAD NO CASH WHILE GRAIN STOCKS GREW. Total grain deliveries in the first...
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Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4-12

Kelly Gallagher - Education - 2004 - 228 pages
...rewith such dexterity to enacts his father's incestuous sheets!" (l.ii) murder. Hamlet sets up the trap: "The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king" (Hamlet to himself), (l.iii) Hamlet is like a The terrorists who killed Like the terrorists, Hamlet...
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Cargo Cult as Theater: Political Performance in the Pacific

Dorothy K. Billings - Social Science - 2002 - 282 pages
...analytic interests, but also from problems of radical action" (Barnett and Silverman, l979: 36). l0. "The play's the thing / Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king." William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 2.2.64l. ll. This was always the government's priority. l2. Some students...
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