Collection 4: Hamlet's Dull Revenge

As you read Rene Girard's "Hamlet's Dull Revenge," learn this word list. Here are links to lists for texts in Grade 12's Collection 4: Hamlet, Act 1, Hamlet, Act 2, Hamlet, Act 3, Hamlet, Act 4, Hamlet, Act 5, Hamlet's Dull Revenge, Tell Them Not to Kill Me!, Blocking the Transmission of Violence, Hatred
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  1. genre
    a kind of literary or artistic work
  2. catharsis
    purging of emotional tensions
  3. double entendre
    a word or phrase with two meanings, one of which is indecent
  4. entail
    have as a logical consequence
  5. mimetic
    exhibiting or characterized by imitation
  6. apathetic
    showing little or no emotion or animation
  7. emulation
    effort to equal or surpass another
  8. consummate
    having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
  9. formalistic
    concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
  10. credibility
    the quality of being believable or trustworthy
  11. ascribe
    attribute or credit to
  12. hierarchy
    organization of different ranks in an administrative body
  13. transmutation
    an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
  14. tangible
    perceptible by the senses, especially the sense of touch
  15. portentous
    of momentous or ominous significance
Created on July 15, 2014 (updated July 24, 2014)

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