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Hamlet Essay

  • Submitted by: jjj0606
  • on December 3, 2008
  • Category: Shakespeare
  • Length: 1,001 words

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Below is an essay on "Hamlet" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

Hamlet is a story of a revenge tragedy. It is also a story filled with conflicts that oppose people to other people, to society, and to themselves. As many of us do experience in our everyday lives such horrific and many tragic events. The story involves each and every sin found in the world which predicts a negative outcome throughout its storyline. A life filled with sin will only lead you to live a life of sin and will slowly kill you to die a death in sin.   All in which all the leading characters lived such as his uncle Claudius, his mother Gertrude, Polonius, Laertes, and Hamlets professed loved one Ophelia.
    The main central conflict was the death of Hamlets father and the quick and yet instant remarriage of his mother Gertrude to his uncle Claudius. Hamlet had a very difficult time trying to deal with all the changes that had happened in his life. After the death of his father and his mothers’ remarriage he was asked to stay in Denmark and not to return to school in Wittenberg. Hamlet struggled with suicidal thoughts throughout the entirety of the play. After he sighted the apparitions of his deceased father he began to intensely question the world of the dead. He wasn’t sure if he should trust that the ghost he saw that resembled his father and more so the information he learned from the ghost. The ghost of the late Hamlet told Hamlet that Claudius murdered him by placing poison in his ear. Hamlet went close to insanity after realizing that the ghost of his late father spoke the truth.
    After Hamlets realization of his fathers’ murderer he dedicates himself to seeking revenge as his father had asked. He pretends to turn into a madman shortly after the conversation with the apparition of his father. During all this madness of Hamlets thoughts and actions Hamlet accidentally kills Polonius in thoughts that he was Claudius hiding in his mothers’ room behind a curtain. Hamlet didn’t have any remorse towards the murder of Polonius. Hamlet regretted the...

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