Essay on Symbolism Of The Lines Of Hamlet By William Shakespeare

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In Between the Lines of Hamlet Symbolism is the use of symbols to represent ideas. Symbolism may explain a relationship between two objects, places, or people. Writers often use symbols to make the reader read in between the lines to find a certain feeling or meaning. Throughout this play you must think about certain aspects to really understand the mood or feelings that are happening. The symbols in William Shakespears Hamlet, provide inside thought to contribute to the overall play. Hamlets clothing changes, Ophelia 's flowers, and Yorick 's Skull all supply deeper meanings or messages. After the death of King Hamlet, the mood was so down and everybody wore dark clothing. Prince Hamlet 's very dark clothing choices at the beginning of the play is very symbolic because it brings on the mood that he is feeling upset and alone. Hamlet wears all back outfits because he is still mourning the death of his father and he can 't believe that his mother would move on and marry King Hamlets brother Claudius so quickly without any guilt. It is also noticed that Hamlet may be the only one still upset about his father 's death because everybody else is to worried about how amazing the upcoming wedding is. Hamlets mother Queen Gertrude tries to explain to Hamlet to just be happy and stop wearing the black outfits. She tried to tell him that he cannot live his life upset over his father 's death because what lives must always die.
"QUEEN:Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted colour off,
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