Death Of Hamlet By William Shakespeare And Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close By Jonathan Safran Foer

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Throughout the two novel of “ Hamlet” by William Shakespeare and “ Extremely loud and incredibly close” by Jonathan Safran Foer, the two protagonists are demonstrated to have similar circumstances and as the way they get through their journey. In addition, both of the books use the theme of death, loss and forgiveness to develop their characters. Many famous experts claim that death is one of the primary themes of Hamlet. During the act, Ophelia is drowned and buried along side with Polonius. The death of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern is disposed of by Hamlet. The murder of Hamlet’s father is the main cause of everything, and it all starts off with the emergence of the Ghost. It becomes an obsession for Hamlet as he says “Oh that this too solid flesh.” Hamlet accidentally kills Polonius mistaking him with Claudius. Additionally, he is impervious from threats to achieve his goal. For instance, the commit suicide from Ophelia forces Laertes to lust for revenge. Ophelia’s suicide is an underlying reason led to a serial death afterward. Even though her father has nothing to do with her at all but he still shows some sight of love toward Ophelia "I hope all will be well. We must be patient, but I cannot choose but weep, to think they should lay him I ' the ' cold ground." (IV. V. 42). In the act where Hamlet and Laertes discuss the death of Ophelia, once again, the death of them shows up when they both jump down into the grave "Like wonder-wounded hearers? This is I,
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