Hamlet Character Analysis
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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