Hamlet Character Analysis

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In the history of Hamlet, there are many criminals and not heroes. Everyone has a defect that leads to something tragic or dramatic throughout history. The main evil in this story is Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. In Shakespeare's Theatrical Story, Hamlet Tragedy, Prince of Denmark, the main character, Hamlet, runs through a series of unlucky events throughout his life, and most of the negative things come out. During the start of work, we find that Hamlet loses his father, the king of Denmark. This causes a great depression to Hamlet. Soon after, Hamlet becomes even angrier when he finds out that his uncle Claudio will marry his mother Gertrudis and become the new king of Denmark. This makes Hamlet crazy and during the work, …show more content…
While King Claudius speaks in a convoluted manner as he attempts to hide his evil sin from murdering his brother, the Ghost, rushed by the short time he has time to roam the earth, speaks with a sense of urgency. The Ghost also has more emotion when speaking because unlike his brother, who has tainted his soul with murder, the Ghost seeks the rightful revenge. King Claudius speaks in an uncongenial way where he mixes the grief in his brother's recent death with the joy of his new marriage: "We have a tweak with the defeated joy, with auspicious and a dropping eye, with fun in funeral and with she says in marriage, in the same scale weighing delight and dole taken to wife "(1.2-10-15). King Claudius's strange manner of speech can be explained by his twisted soul, which no longer has any humanity. The Ghost, unlike King Claudius, speaks in a firm and direct way, plotting his plan to get revenge on Claudius. Shakespeare uses the contrast between public and private scenes to highlight the difference in a character's speech pattern and language during those specific moments. The Ghost, for example, does not have a soliloquy; therefore, most of your dialogue is in public. However, one may think that since he is dead, and does not really exist in the physical setting …show more content…
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The English playwright, poet, and actor William Shakespeare (1564-1616) are generally acknowledged to be the greatest of English writers and one of the most extraordinary creators in human history. His entire life was committed to the public theater, and he seems to have written nondramatic poetry only when enforced closings of the theater made writing plays impractical.

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