Fortune

From Hamlet OnLine
Jump to: navigation, search

These lines from the play dialogue, Scene by Scene, demonstrate the existence of the Fortune Theme in the play, and indicate its significance. I count Fortune as a play Theme because it is a major factor in the course of events. The lines sometimes speak for themselves, but I include a brief comment where it seems necessary. I include only the more obvious occurrences of Fortune. There are subtle and implicit instances as well, which are not listed here.

Scene 1

BOOKMARK

Scene 2

Scene 2#143 That he might not beteem the winds of heaven - "The winds of heaven" are the winds of Fortune, in this line.

Scene 2#257 Perchance 'twill wake again. - "Perchance" = with luck.

Scene 3

Scene 4

Scene 5

Scene 6

Scene 7

Scene 8

Scene 9

Scene 10

Scene 11

Scene 12

Scene 13

Scene 14

Scene 15

Scene 16

Scene 17

Scene 18

Scene 19

Scene 20


© 2014 Jeffrey Paul Jordan

All rights reserved. See the Copyright page for further information.