Ophelia And Hamlet Conflict Analysis

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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a popular play written by Shakespeare in the start of the seventeenth century. The play is about a Danish prince named Hamlet who seeks revenge for the death of his father at the hands of his uncle. Hamlet is told by the ghost of his father that he was murdered by King Claudius and that ignites Hamlet’s vengeance. This leads Hamlet to cause chaos in his kingdom as he confronts the people closest to him all while losing his sanity along the way. The end of story causes many deaths that comes from Hamlet’s desire to give honor to his father. In The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Shakespeare uses Hamlet’s interaction with other character 's to unfold his internal conflict while developing the idea …show more content…
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NEEDS TRANSITION. “married with my uncle, My Father’s brother, but no more like my father Than I to Hercules...But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue” (I, II, 152-7). Shakespeare uses the idea of an ideal relationship between son and mother to demonstrate the influence Hamlet’s family’s action have upon Hamlet’s relationship with his mother. The interaction that the two have displays the inner conflict Hamlet deals with when going back and forth with the bitterness he feels towards his mother. This scene shows that Hamlet still has such respect for his mother, however, the resentment he has in his mind will unfold as he finds out Claudius is actually a murderer. Shakespeare uses this built up of resentment for his mother to foreshadow the anger to come from his mother’s marriage with King Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle, but most importantly Hamlet’s father’s murderer. Hamlet’s inner conflict will find its tipping point as he confronts this bitterness to his mother to her face. NEEDS TRANSITION. “To live in the rank sweat of an enseamed bed, Stew’d in corruption, honeying, and making love over the nasty sty...A murderer and a villain” (III, IV, 93-7). Hamlet expresses aggression as the build up of his anger becomes the tipping point of his insanity towards his mother. This interaction between son and mother demonstrates the resentment towards his mother making him

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