Essay on Villians of Shakespear

1149 Words Dec 19th, 2015 5 Pages
n many stories there is a hero and a villain. There are also some stories where one person is both the hero and the villain. In the story of Hamlet there are multiple villains and no heroes. Everybody has a fault that leads to something tragic or dramatic during the story the main villain in this story is Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.
In Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark the main character Hamlet goes through a series of very unfortunate events throughout his life, and mostly negative things come out of them. During the beginning of the play we find out that Hamlet loses his father the King of Denmark. This causes a great depression to Hamlet. Soon after Hamlet becomes even more upset due to the fact that he finds
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When the ghost explains this to Hamlet the ghost tells Hamlet to take revenge for the murder “Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” (I.V.25). Hamlet then takes his word and sets off to destroy his uncle for what he has done to his father.
As Hamlet is set out to get revenge on his uncle his mother and uncle begin to notice his weird and bizarre behavior. The king and queen send two of Hamlets good friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to see the problem might be. When Hamlets friends pay him a visit he knows something is wrong he then begins to question what is going on. Soon after this Polonius, father to the girl that Hamlet loves comes to address the king. He explains that he knows why Hamlet has gone mad. In Act II Scene I Ophelia goes to her father and explains what Hamlet has just done. This get Polonius thinking that Hamlets gone incredibly mad and goes to the king. Polonius then makes everyone believe that this is the reason for Hamlets insane madness, but they don’t even know that this has nothing to do with what’s going on with Hamlet. If that was the case in this story I believe it would just be another version of Frankenstein where he is just going insane because he wants someone to love.
Towards the end of the play Hamlet sets up a trap in order to catch his uncle and make him confess of his actions. During the play he is going crazy. Hamlet begins to stare at the king to see if he reacts to the play in any way, and does, and in

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