There writes Mein Kampf ("My Struggle") articulating his campaign against his archenemy, the Jews. October 1929 – Wall Street crash plunges Germany into depression; Germans latch onto Hitler's Master Race plan.
Nazi Party steadily rises to power through intimidation and subterfuge.
In Act 3, Scene 2, Hamlet organizes for players to re-enact his father’s murder at the hands of Claudius in order to gauge Claudius’ reaction.
Sampson bites his thumb at the Montagues—a highly insulting gesture.
A verbal confrontation quickly escalates into a fight.
Summary Nick wakes as Chapter 8 opens, hearing Gatsby return home from his all-night vigil at the Buchanans.
He goes to Gatsby's, feeling he should tell him something (even he doesn't know what, exactly).
Ophelia is instructed by Polonius and Laertes to spurn Hamlet’s advances.
Ultimately, Ophelia commits suicide as a result of Hamlet’s confusing behavior towards her.
January 1, 1930 – Stormtroopers kill 8 Jews, the first victims of the Nazi era.
September 1930 – Stormtroopers terrorize political opponents; Nazi seats in Reichstag rise from 12 to 107.
The two exchange punning remarks about physically conquering Montague men and sexually conquering Montague women.
Gregory sees two Montague servants approaching, and discusses with Sampson the best way to provoke them into a fight without breaking the law.
We can see this in the famous “curtain scene” when Hamlet kills Polonius.