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get to the root cause and after the revelation provided by his father’s ghost is involved in scrutinizing the moral and immoral aftereffects of his revenging action towards Claudius.
When Hamlet faces the death of his father, he was too much disturbed as he intensely loved his father and his loss became a sort of suffering for him but this suffering was made manifold when his mother soon after his father’s death married his uncle, Claudius. In his first soliloquy, Hamlet showed his disgust with life and stated that we are here to die and if suicide would not be prohibited in religion, he would have committed it. He said,
According to Hamlet, our body is not immortal as we have to die one day and he would have preferred to commit suicide and hug death if it was not made prohibited by religion. He considers himself chained and helpless. For Hamlet, the world appeared as useless and as a young man, he lost interest in life that was not only possible that he faced his father’s death, there was much more on his side that he felt intensely due to which, he said,
For him, everything of the world lost value and there was no more attraction left for him in the world. Hamlet saw no profit in being alive and to live in this world and the reason for all this was his mother’s hurried marriage with Claudius. He lost belief in any woman on this earth because as per his perceptions, if a mother is not trustworthy, then who else can be as he said,
Hamlet regarded his mother’s hasty marriage as incest because for him, she must have an extramarital affair with Claudius when his father was alive as such a marriage can only take place when both the members are pre-committed with one another. According to Hamlet, the tears that his mother shed on the death of his father were false and untrue as she soon washed her eyes and become betrothed to Claudius. Her marriage was there within a month after her husband’s death and as per Hamlet’s statement, her action was faulty
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Prince Hamlet falls into a complex situation and is extremely grieved by all these occurrences. Hamlet acts in a very unpredictable way and shows signs of depression and sadness because of the death of his father followed by the abrupt marriage of his mother to Claudius.
However, one has to agree that it is his lukewarm approach and his inability to kill Claudius that resulted in the death of many others, resulting in a tragic end not only of his but many others. However, a close look reveals that it is his nature to plan and execute complex operations well.
For instance, if a person enters a gas station to buy a candy bar, the candy aisle presents him with fifty or more choices. When facing these choices, he becomes unable to reach a decision because his brain is unable to deal with the number of variables it is facing.
The basic story revolves around Hamlet himself and how he, upon being instructed by his father’s ghost to avenge his death, is torn between his inability to act without first pondering over everything; and by the guilt that this inaction generates. Within the bare structure of this plot, there are other sub-plots also involved.
This essay demonstrates that created by the illustrious Sir William Shakespeare as the central figure of his tragic play Hamlet, the protagonist pretends insanity in order to detect the murderer(s) of his father in order to take revenge from them for the assassination of the King of Denmark in cold blood.
This important tragedy intensely deals with a number of themes such as treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption and narrates the course of real and affected madness. Another major element of the play has been the playwright's treatment of the characters and themes to suit the demands of a classical tragedy and a profound analysis of the major characters in the play confirms that Shakespeare is the most skilled master-craftsman of characterization.
e the play’s lasting impact has a variety of reasons, one of its most seminal aspects is the brilliant means Shakespeare develops the characters, with the protagonist Prince Hamlet the most complex. Indeed, T.S. Eliot noted, "We find Shakespeares Hamlet not in the action, not
n the psychological disorders exhibited by the characters and how Shakespeare was able to explore the psychology world through the characters in the play. I will also make a diagnosis for some of the characters presented in the play basing on page three and four (B,