The Importance Of Death In William Shakespeare's Hamlet

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Register to read the introduction… Due to continuos procrastination, his train of thought is altered several times. "And so am I reveng'd. That would be scann'd:/ A villain kills my father, and for that/ I, his sole son, do this same villain send/ To heaven." (Act III, sc. iii..75-78) Hamlet's feelings are altered several times due to the circumstances of his mother's remarriage, and his father's death. The more Hamlet faces the murder in which he must commit to avenge his father's death, the less he is able to commit it. However, it is of great importance to Hamlet to avenge his father's death, yet he is unable to commit the deed without studying his actions several times. Thus causing circumstance with the death of Polonius, Gertrude, and Ophelia, and the duel between Hamlet and Laeretes to arise. Which somehow would have occurred differently if Hamlet followed through with his first instinct to kill Claudius. With Hamlet postponing his actions, he gave Claudius time to plot his own operation, and fail, only due to a simple confusion among the …show more content…
It is common logic that Hamlet would be severely bothered by his mother's hasty remarriage, since he and his father had a complex level of respect, "Hyperion to a satyr, so loving to my mother" (Act I, sc. ii..140) And he sees his mother's marriage to his uncle as being incestuous. "With such dexterity to incestuous sheets!" (Act I, sc. ii..157) When Hamlet reveals to his mother about the murder of his father committed at the hands of Claudius, "A bloody deed. Almost as ban, good mother, / As kill a king and marry with his brother." (Act III, sc. iv..28-29) Gertrude begins to choose her loyalty for her husband as King, over her son. Thus because she believes that Hamlet has gone mad. "Alas, he's mad." (Act III, sc. iv..106) Although she begins to realize the immorality of her marriage, she becomes vulnerable and incompetent. In a sense that she is unable to speak with her own thoughts and opinion, due to the sudden unexpected changes in her life. She allows Claudius to control her thoughts and attitude, and follow through with actions towards her son, manipulating her to believe in Hamlets madness, the trip to England, and the duel with Laeretes. Being blind to the truth causes Gertrude to be caught up in a situation, which leads to her death, and a fatal

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