Essay The Revolt Of A Prince

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The Revolt of a Prince

In the play Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare, there are numerous different characters that interact which each other to build the play. One of the main characters of this play is the prince of Denmark, Hamlet. Hamlet keeps, over the course of the story, evolving and changing at many occasions and consequently affects the course of the play. We can clearly see Hamlet changes in mentality and emotionally throughout the course of the play.

We firstly see Hamlet in Act 1 scene ii after his mother’s marriage. At that moment, Hamlet is devastated by is dad’s death. He is full of sadness and can’t get over the death of is father. However, something else also causes him to be sad and devastated: his mother decided to marry his father’s brother just after his father’s death. He doesn’t understand how she can already be happy again when he is in such pain. “Within a month, Ere yet the salt of most unrighteous tears Had left the flushing in her galled eyes, She married. O, most wicked speed, to post With such dexterity in incestuous sheets! It is not, nor it cannot come to good. But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue.”(I, ii p.31) He therefore, feels lonely and offended since he is the only one grieving his father’s death.

The first and probably most important moment in this strategy is when Hamlet sees and talks to the ghost of his father. The revelation of the ghost at that point leaves Hamlet angry and perplex. At that time, we know that…

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