Act 1 Scene 3 of Shakespeare’s Drama “Hamlet” comprises a speech by Polonius to his son. Listed below are nine lessons that may be derived from this speech (Koehn, 2012). These lessons can contribute to building a person’s character.
- Call to Action
- Choose friends carefully
- Practice great discernment
- Stay true to your conviction
- Keep listening
- Do not be quick to judge
- Present yourself
- Keep your balance sheet clean
- Know thyself
(Koehn, N. F. 2012) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjLmGklbFxo&feature=youtu.be
Select three or more of these and write an essay (500 Words = 1 page ) describing how you think each one that you selected provides appropriate character-building advice for a public service professional and, why.
This assignment is worth 10% of the overall course grade and should be written as an essay with an introduction, main body and a conclusion. Format, double-spaced with 1 inch margins. APA Format including a References Section.