Hamlet Reaction Essay

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King Claudius was so sad to hear that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern through all their efforts, were unable to get to the cause of hamlet’s distemper, so Claudius then became part of polonius’ scheme of spying on hamlet while he talks to Ophelia. Ophelia was supposed to confront Hamlet and to fake her love for him. The trap worked, but the following were quiet a disaster. Hamlet’s reaction was so far off from what Polonius believed was the cause of Hamlet’s distemper. His reaction was so deep that Claudius decided to send Hamlet to England, arguing that a change of environment would do Hamlet some good. However, Polonius, still believes that unrequited love was the origin of Hamlet’s distemper, and despite all the evidence, and verbal confirmation …show more content…
In a moment we see how comfortable Hamlet was with Ophelia, and in another, we see how mad he gets, expecially after he suspected that they were spying on him. He, in deep anger told Ophelia that she should leave for a nunnery. He rambles on and on, implying that he does not love her anymore. This was quiet a scene I tell you. In this scene, Hamlet realised that he was being spied on, so maybe that is why she went so crazy, or maybe it is in his nature. Whether this was strategical, or just plain him, it is definitely going to be thrilled to find out which, because if it was strategical in some way, then I guess I applaud him, but if it turns out to be just how he is, then he does need that trip to England, or better yet, he needs to see a doctor, and get himself check, because no one person should have such an amount of anger inside …show more content…
Hamlet takes a moment to talk to Horatio. He tells him that, they will both keep a close eye on the king, and see how he reacts to the play, and then they will determine the credibility of the ghost, and the king’s guilt. Soon after, the king and queen walked in, and with them Ophelia, Polonius,Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. The play begins with a prologue that portrayed a king and a queen that are in love, and a love which was cut short by the poisoning of the king by the king’s rival who then proceeded to romantically chase the widowed queen. Claudius questions Hamlet, if he thinks the play is decorous, and Hamlet replies that the play is just simply make-believe, and that any spectator whose mind or conscience is free would take no offense. The play really begins and again a king and a queen in love is introduced. They are discussing the nature of their love, the king resigned to the inevitability of his mortality and the probability that his queen would take another husband were he to die before her. The queen rejects the king’s presumption, arguing that her faith to her first husband is for all time and that any queen who would take a second husband is committing an act equal to killing her first husband. Suddenly King Claudius

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