Hamlet : The Tragedy Of Hamlet By William Shakespeare

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Shakespeare's brilliant play is still forming the thoughts of people today. The theme of Hamlet has been debated throughout all of literary and Shakespeare's history, and is likely the most tragic play of Shakespeare's tragedies. It is a worrisome twist of passion and tragedies, that feels like it will never end, until it abruptly does. Hamlet will do anything to avenge his father’s murder, even if it means damaging himself and all of the people around him, while disobeying his own morals; Hamlet believes that murdering Claudius is moral, because Claudius killed his own father, and he is just mimicking his sin. Hamlet swore he would avenge his father, which caused the downfall and ruination of himself and almost everyone associated with him. The Ghost speaks to Hamlet demanding vengeance and says “Thus was I, sleeping, by a brother’s hand Of life, of crown, of queen at once dispatched, Cut off, even in the blossoms of my sin... With all my imperfections on my head" (1.5.81-86). He found comfort in seeing his father's Ghost, but he did not find it comforting when his father told him Claudius was the one who poured poison in his father’s ear as he slept. Dismally Hamlet's father still had many sins at the time of his murder, but instead of remorse he only seeks retribution. The Ghost tells Hamlet to let guilt do his mother’s damage, by telling him “Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge To prick and sting her" (1.5.94-96). Although Hamlet is not
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