Hamlet And Death In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

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The play Hamlet is about Prince Hamlet having severe depression over the fact that his mother married his uncle and his father, who was the previous king is now dead. To Hamlet, the marriage is “foul incest.” Worst of all, Claudius has had himself crowned King despite the fact that Hamlet was suppose to King after his father. be Many problems and obstacles come his way during his way to find out the truth but eventually he gets to it. Before finishing the play, I made some educated guesses about what was going to happen. If the King ended up being dead and Gertrude ended up marrying Claudius, then that can very likely mean that this was all done through a fight over the throne and revenge ends up being the biggest theme in this play through every aspect of it. As you keep reading on, this ends up being very true. An exact line from the play shows how eager Hamlet is for revenge before he knows who he has to even kill. GHOST: Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder. HAMLET: Murder? GHOST: Murder most foul, as in the best it is, But this most foul, strange, and unnatural. HAMLET: Haste me to know 't, that I, with wings as swift. As meditation or the thoughts of love, May sweep to my revenge. (1.5.31-37) This part of the play is explaining the anger in Hamlet and how he is ready for revenge no matter who it is that he has to kill. Shakespeare uses revenge as a major theme present throughout the play. Revenge plays a crucial role in the development of Fortinbras, Prince of Norway, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, and Laertes, son of Polonius. All three men seek revenge for the murder of their fathers.
The Ghost, which is meant to be Hamlet’s father after his death repeats a message, but more strongly. He says that if Hamlet ever loved his father, he will "Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder" (1.5.25). Hamlet promises to prove his love and do his duty. He tells the Ghost to tell the story of the murder, and the revenge will follow. The Ghost speaks to Hamlet on a personal level telling him what he should and shouldn’t do. The anger builds up in Hamlet after his fathers Ghost tells him to take revenge back. Another part of the play that more deeply explains Hamlet’s urge to kill the murderer of his father
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