Hamlet And The Kite Runner Analysis

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In the two pieces of work Hamlet by Shakespeare and the kite runner by Khaled Hosseini there are two presented themes that are strongly enforced. In hamlet for example, one of the obvious themes was the desire of revenge as hamlet wanted to avenge his father 's death. Although on the other hand, in the book the kite runner, the main theme was redemption. This is seen through the main character Amir who needed redemption from his friend Hassan as he abandoned him in his time of need. The theme of these two stories are completely opposite, but with this being said there is one thing that they had in common. This was the desire each character had to get even with their past were they had been wronged, or where they had wronged someone. It is through these two stories that we can see human natures desire to get even from either the wrongs we …show more content…
One of the themes of hamlet was revenge and this is obviously something everyone has experienced and is triggered when something is unrightfully taken from them. In the case if Hamlet, it was the murder of his father. From the very beginning this short story it made clear of this, that hamlets father was unrightfully taken, and he want them to suffer for it. Hamlets has a great deal of determination for his revenge and we see this when after confirming Claudius as the killer he says the following. “Now Might I do it pat, now he is praying, and now I’ll do it. And so he goes to heaven, and so am I revenged. That would be scanned: a villain kills my father, and for that, I, his sole son, do this same villain send to heaven”. It’s through this quotation from Hamlet that we see how deep his desire for revenge runs, as he does not only want to kill him, but he want him to suffer for eternity in the afterlife. This again shows the main characters want for equality from being

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