Hamlet Soliloquy Analysis

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Soliloquies in Hamlet Soliloquies are used by writers because they offer the reader or audience the opportunity to know more about the character, his true self and inner thoughts, as well as pieces of information that cannot be revealed through a normal conversation between characters. Shakespeare uses this method with his characters very often to provide a deeper understanding of his characters, and Hamlet speak seven of this, being each one necessary and important for the plot development. Each of this soliloquies gives a deeper understanding of Hamlet’s ideas and feelings, as well as the changes he goes throughout the play. The first soliloquy in act 1 scene 2 gives the reader and the audience the first glance of Hamlet as a…show more content…
The second soliloquy Hamlet gives us to the audience is in scene 5 act 1, after he sees the ghost of his father giving him the news that he was murdered by Claudius, his own brother. This message upsets Hamlet and he reveals his new intention, live only to avenge the soul of his father. This soliloquy is really important for the play, as it opens for the audience the main plot and Hamlet’s real objectives. We can see a big change in Hamlet’s personality, he now has an objective, and with the quote “I’ll wipe away all trivial fond records” (I, V, 100) he says he will wipe away any distraction in his mind, he gives up his depressive behavior and starts focusing on killing Claudius to not feel the pain from the loss of his father. Now with a settled goal, Shakespeare is able to begin the development of the story. We can notice the big change in Hamlet’s personality when he starts repeating the same phrase his father said “Adieu, adieu, remember me” (I, V, 112), he doesn’t want to be forgotten and wants to remember his father as well. This use of repetitions gives more importance to the line, it emphasize more the true desires of Hamlet. Now Hamlet has a bigger reason to detest his uncle Claudius and the audience feels the suspense and foreshadowing of the play. The next soliloquy in Act 2 scene 2 reveals more information about Hamlet, and in this exact soliloquy we are

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