three recent versions of this famous speech from Hamlet
300 words, minimum. Comment on three other posts after you post your own response.
On the ‘Module 3 Viewings’ page, you watched three recent versions of this famous speech from Hamlet, performed by three famous British actors. Not familiar with this speech? Check out this No Fear Shakespeare breakdown (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., which gives the original text and a ‘modern speech’ translation. Each production was created for the stage, but then filmed. In this discussion post, you will practice talking about the acting choices.
In your post, please address the following:
- Your initial impressions of the performances. Which one did you enjoy watching the most? Why do you think that is? Which was the hardest to watch? Can you point to an aspect that made it difficult to watch or understand?
For each performance, choose a moment or actor’s choice in the performance that stood out to you, either good or bad. Describe that moment/choice. This might be a choice that none of the