Analysis Of Shakespeare 's ' Hamlet '

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To “x” or not to “x”
(An analysis of Hamlet 's Soliloquy To Be or Not to Be) There are many outstanding stories that have been written by the one and only William Shakespeare, in which a soliloquy of a character is very compelling. The play Hamlet by William Shakespeare is a story in which a man kills his own brother and then marries the wife of his brother and takes the throne while he is at it. There are many secrets and no one knows that the original king was killed by his brother. Hamlet is then told by the ghost if his father to revenge him by killing his new stepfather/ uncle. In order to complete this task, Hamlet makes people believe that he is losing his mind in order to fulfill what his deceased father urges him to accomplish. This leads to many fatalities in the end. Also one of the most famous soliloquies of all time, Hamlet makes a compelling statement that can be interpreted in many ways. To begin in Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet states six words that can be mixed to make more valuable meanings. To be or not to be, were the words of Hamlet’s most famous soliloquy in Act III Scene I. His interpretations of the words is to suffer or not to suffer, in which one would take action rather than just let it be. In his case he is suffering from many things such as the death of his father and the relationship he has with his mother. Hamlet says that one can either sit around and just suffer till your breaking point or take action against what is hurting you so…
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