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Crisis In Hamlet

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Shakespeare frequently uses Drama to reveal to the audience the issues characters caught in crisis suffer from throughout the duration of many of his plays. The characters frequently involved in drama throughout the course of Hamlet often are shown to be deceitful and dishonest, this often leads to the degradation of relationships between several individuals which commonly lead to fatal consequences for all parties involved.
Today I will be discussing 4 difference circumstances in Hamlet where drama was shown to deeply affect characters within the play. This will include situations such as Hamlet unable able to decide to avenge his father’s death, His Mothers marriage to Claudius, Laertes reacting to his father’s death and Claudius who is responsible
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Hamlet expected to murder his Uncle Claudius, is shown to be indecisive and therefore incompetent. As a result these traits it allows for Hamlet to keep procrastinating when he will enact on the task of revenge. He constantly criticizes himself for not taking any action on avenging the death of his father, yet he fails to convince himself to be able to murder his uncle to achieve such goal. For example the “To be or not to be” speech shows how Hamlet was caught in crisis as he contemplates life or Death. Hamlet is deciding whether he should end his life due to his depression caused by the death of his father, and the quick marriage of his mother to Claudius, and the indecisiveness of him getting revenge on his…show more content…
He is also shown to react to crisis as a normal person who is constantly underprepared for when a crisis occurs.
Drama is used to reveal to the audience the issues characters caught in crisis suffer from throughout the duration of many of his plays. In Hamlet people whose issues are caught in crisis are shown to be indecisive when put into crisis, shown to become depressed and enraged, or to be a dishonest and treacherous liar. This leads me to believe that drama often causes changes to the personality of all parties involved in a situation in which they have been put into
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