Analysis Of Shakespeare 's ' Hamlet ' Essay
Carnegie, Dale. "Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” In William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet; evidence suggests that Hamlet would have made a bad king due to his inability to quickly execute his goals with deliberate purposeful action as a result of constant over articulation. After returning to Denmark from the University of Wittenberg, Prince Hamlet encounters the Ghost of his late father, King Hamlet. The Ghost reveals the evil nature of Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, who was recently crowned the new King of Denmark. The Ghost tells Hamlet the real cause of his death in which the Ghost states: Now, Hamlet, hear.
‘Tis given out, sleeping in my orchard,
A serpent stung me. So the whole ear of Denmark
Is by forged process of my death
Rankly abused. But know thou noble youth,
The serpent that did sting thy father’s life
Now wears his crown.
The Ghost directs Hamlet to take revenge against King Claudius, “If thou hast nature in thee, bear it not. Let not the royal bed of Denmark be A couch for luxury and Damned incest” (I.v.86-88). Hamlet swears to avenge his father’s murder, however, Hamlet lacks the ability to act quickly on his intentions with deliberate purposeful action due to his constant over articulation.
Hamlet is introduced as a witty intellectual who is often playing on words. However, it is Hamlet’s intellectual…