2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.0338  Friday, 6 February 2004

From:           Bill Arnold <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 5 Feb 2004 06:37:32 -0800 (PST)
Subject:        Hamlet Survey?

I would like to propose a Hamlet Survey: this is open for discussion.
It seems to me that none of us know what the majority of SHAKSPEReans
think about Hamlet the main character: was he?

(a) mad

(b) pretending madness

(c) calculating avenger

(d) other-suggestions?

I know some hate surveys, think they are a waste of time, and I wonder
if there is some merits in the above, for knowing what the majority view
of the character is today?  I am looking for a method to do a large
sample, and not just have a few brave souls respond.  Ideas?  Numbers
sometimes speak wonders.

Bill Arnold
http://www.cwru.edu/affil/edis/scholars/arnold.htm

_______________________________________________________________
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>

DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Search

Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.