Madness And Tragedy In Shakespeare's Hamlet

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Through imagery, anaphoras, and irony surrounding madness and tragedy, Shakespeare's play, “Hamlet”, demonstrates how anarchy is created within one’s own psyche, which challenges the mental stability of one's attitude and ultimately camaraderie offers people with the sense of belonging. In the texts below, the topics of madness and tragedy exist to represent how Hamlet's madness creates tragedy throughout the story, suggesting the madness continues to be fictitious which is created within Hamlet’s own mindset. Nevertheless, this madness progressively creates obstacles which accumulates into a fiasco.
Shakespeare shows how chaos is solely based on mental stability. Accordingly, Hamlet proclaims to Horatio that he is going to be acting maniacally for a time period, Shakespeare uses dramatic irony to lead the audience to feel more involved. It also adds a certain eeriness to some of Hamlet's comments later in the play as to whether he is acting maniacally or sensibly. He says, “Here, as before, never, so help you mercy / How strange or odd soe'er I bear myself / As I perchance hereafter shall think meet / To put an antic disposition on.” (Act 1. Scene 5.) Hamlet anticipates the
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He uses the words, “carnal, bloody, and unnatural acts” (Act 5. Scene 2.) to describe the scene of the bodies. This is significant because it helps to make an impression on the audience by tantalizing the senses. With word choice, you get to evacate enticing details to determine whether the phrase has a positive or negative tone. In this instance, this is a negative tone which creates the audience to look uptown it with repugnance. Horatio does what he is told to by Hamlet, which shows his loyalty and his friendship towards Hamlet. Hamlet's descent into madness has caused six deaths, including himself as he was descending into a psychological

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