William Shakespeare's Hamlet Essay

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William Shakespeare's Hamlet Hamlet might well claim to be Shakespeare's most famous play because of its language and the charm of its central character. Shakespeare wrote some thirty-eight plays. Taken individually, several of them are among the world's finest written works, taken collectively, they establish Shakespeare as the foremost scholarly talent of his own Elizabethan Age.

The play "Hamlet" is one of the most well-known revenge
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However the progress of the story reveals the troublesome continuity of Hamlet's madness. Claudius therefore describes his madness as being "dangerous" and "turbulent" to reveal the state of his own mind. Claudius realizes that he has to explore intensely, the depths of Hamlet's thoughts and therefore regards him as a threat. Claudius is eventually the one who can translate Hamlet's strategies and therefore realizes that "madness in great ones must not unwatched go."

Later Gertrude describes his madness as "mad as the sea and the wind when both contend." Hamlet's madness seems to be evolving with the progress of the story and the audience understands that this occurs due to his inability to act. Hamlet inspires in everyone a unique feeling so that in spite of his madness, he is adored and respected. Hamlet, as a reflective scholar and prince has an indecisive attitude to women in the play. Therefore his loathing for his mother, moves on to his loathing in womanhood. Gertrude describes Hamlet as her "too much changed son" however she doesn't realize the change caused in him is partly her own contribution. Hamlet cannot accept his mother's "o'er hasty marriage" and it is this marriage which causes bitterness in his heart and sarcasm in his words.

Hamlet cannot accept the fact that she moves

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