Hamlet As A Tragic Play By William Shakespeare

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Hamlet is a tragic play by William Shakespeare. He is known as the Prince of Denmark and throughout the play he displays not only sadness and murder, but his isolation from the people around him. He isolates himself because of his determination to avenge his father’s death and sets a plan to kill his uncle for his treason. The first to receive his rejection was his mother, then his country, and then finally his friends and girlfriend. His rejection of all these people and his own country only help lead to the disastrous end that he went through. The rejection that his mother received from him began at the beginning of the play and lasted through most of the play. His rejection was directed to her on the fact that she got married not to long after old Hamlet died. The first scene of his rejection was when his mother, Gertrude, and his uncle, Claudius announce their marriage to each other; “Seems, madam! Nay, it is; I know not “seems.” / ′Tis not alone my inky cloak, good mother,” (I.II.75-76). He does not show any direct dislike for his mother but from the way he speaks to her he shows how much he dislikes her choices. Another seen where he moves farther away from his mother is when Hamlet made the play and Hamlet does not want to sit next to his mother; “No, good mother, here’s metal more attractive” (III.II.95). Not only does he not want to be near his mother he makes a play about what was happening within their family, which means he was calling her out and
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