Hamlet : William Shakespeare 's Hamlet

1259 Words May 26th, 2016 6 Pages
Omar Sancho
Professor Christopher Cook
English 201-0810
Hamlet Paper
23 May 2016 Hamlet Character Analysis “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”(Act 2, Scene 2, 239-251) Hamlet by William Shakespeare is one of the most famous plays written that conveys a multitude theme. But most predominant is the presence of Hamlet 's obsession with philosophy of life, throughout the play Hamlet philosophy reviles his point of view love, loyalty, the importance of family and friends and last the pain that comes with losing a loved one. That said his action throughout the play reflects his philosophical virtues which helped with the understanding of the character. Firstly, being the brilliant writer that William Shakespeare is, he created the Hamlet play with many characters that have their own manifestation that has their own agenda. The main character Hamlet, for instance, is a extraordinary character who exerts philosophical rhapsody; As he says “Tis not alone my inky cloak, good mother, Nor customary suits of solemn black, Nor windy suspiration forced breath,No, nor the fruitful river in the eye, Nor the dejected ‘haviour of the visage, Together with all forms, modes, shapes of grief, that can denote me truly: . . . For they are actions that a man might play: . . . But the trapping and the suits of woe.”(Act 1, Scene 2, 77-89) That said throughout the play Hamlet will face difficult moments where even he himself can has a tough time understanding his…
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