Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth - Study Guide Dogg's Hamlet Summary & Analysis

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Dogg's Hamlet is a one-act play written by Tom Stoppard. It is usually performed along with another one-act play, Cahoot's Macbeth.

Dogg's Hamlet begins with a game of catch between two schoolboys, Baker and Abel. All their conversation is in Dogg language, which consists of words that sound English, but which have completely different meanings. For example Abel tests a microphone by counting, using the words sun, dock, and trog, instead of one, two, and three. Another schoolboy, Charlie, enters the game of catch and is harassed by Abel, who taunts him by taking the football. They trade insults in Dogg language.

Then Mr. Dogg, the school headmaster, arrives on the scene. He is looking for a truck, which will deliver the lumber to build a platform. When Dogg learns the truck is not there yet, he leaves the scene.

The three boys sit down...

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