Hamlet 's Revenge By William Shakespeare Essay

1047 Words Dec 14th, 2016 5 Pages
Hamlet uses revenge to help solve his tragic problems that were forced into his life. Hamlet plan to seek revenge for his father, King Hamlet, who was murder by his brother King Claudius, King of Denmark. The author of Hamlet, William Shakespeare, structured the story in five acts and rotated multiple main characters to help interpret the climax. Since King Claudius murder King Hamlet, the rest of the royal family and friends had to suffer from Hamlet 's revenge, madness and murder.

Seeking revenge is a response from the victim who has been attacked and feels mixed emotions of hatred, anger, betrayal and powerlessness. In the story, Hamlet was approached by a ghost who appears to be his father. The ghost, King Hamlet, secretly shares to his son, Hamlet, that he has been murder and he is stuck inside purgatory since he did not have time to repent his sins. Once Hamlet discovers that Kind Claudius was the one who killed his father, he agrees to his father 's deeds, "Haste me to know 't, that I, with wings as swift / As meditation or the thoughts of love, / May sweep to my revenge" (Ghost 1.5.29-31 NF) .His father, King Hamlet, wants his son to seek revenge on his brother. "So art thou to revenge, when thou shalt hear"(Ghost 1.5:7 NF). King Claudius and leave his mother, Gertrude alone and have the guilty take over. Since Gertrude married Claudius within two weeks of King Hamlet 's death, Hamlet 's

plan is to pretend he went crazy, and then he drives his love for Ophelia away…

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