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For school we have to read a part of a text about Shakespeare and explain it to class, but it's stuffed with difficult sentence and I don't understand much of it... So I hoped you could help me out :) Well the sentence I've been having difficulties with is the following: "Hamlet imagines 'the noble dust of Alexander (the Great)' being used 'to stop a bunghole', and he forces himself to see the skull beneath the skin." It's especially about "the skull beneath the skin". Do you have any idea what this could mean? I know you don't really have the context, but some help would be much appreciated!
I thank you in advance
We don't help with homework, reinebout.
However, there's plenty of information of this kind available on the internet, so get googling — that's what your classmates will be doing.