Why Is Hamlet's Soliloquy

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To Be Or Not To Be
“A Discussion of Hamlet's Soliloquy”

The play Hamlet is a very interesting play about a boy who finds a way to get revenge on his mother and his stepfather. I'm the play Hamlet has to find a way to kill his stepfather without getting caught. In Act three we get to see how Hamlet is starting to lose his mind. Also in this scene we get to see how Hamlet treats his girl Ophelia. In this act Hamlet starts to find more ways to try and kill his uncle Claudius. Also in this act Hamlet has the chance to kill his Uncle Claudius while he is praying but Hamlet decides that he is going to wait till he is doing something that he is not supposed to. The reason why Hamlet wants to do this because he does not want his uncle to go to heaven
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The reason why this is such an important message in the play Hamlet is because he was talking to Ophelia to state that she is beautiful but she is dishonest. Ophelia is shown being dishonest when Hamlet asks her where her father is and she says that he is at home even though polonius is behind the curtain with Claudius listening to the conversation that they are having. In an article written by Jame he argued, “Hamlet knows that Ophelia is the obedient daughter of the chief henchman of his enemy, so he does not trust her with the secret that he has met the Ghost of his father. In the course of his tense conversation with Ophelia later in 3.1, Hamlet treats her as if she had committed an act of dishonesty.(Hirsh) This is very important because it shows the reason as to why Hamlet would want to criticize Ophelia for being dishonest just because she is beautiful. The reason why Hamlet asked Ophelia this question is because he wanted to give her another chance to be honest with him. Another way that Hamlet shows ophelia is being dishonest when he is talking to her is when he asked her is she was beautiful and she played like she had no clue what he was talking about. The reason why Hamlet wanted to question if Ophelia is honest is because he stated, “ay, truly; for the power of beauty will sooner transform honesty from what it is to a …show more content…
The reason why this is so important is because to this point in the play Hamlet has done nothing to kill his Uncle Claudius yet even though he has every right to kill him. In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare he stated, “Thus conscience does make cowards of us all, And thus the native hue of resolution, Is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought, And enterprise of great pitch and moment, With this regard their currents turn awry, And lose the name of action.” (Act 3 Scene 1 Lines 90-95) The reason why this is so important to the message that is presented in Hamlet’s soliloquy is because Hamlet has been trying to kill his uncle through the play but he has only been thinking about doing it and he has not yet acted and actually done it. Also with this happening in the play we get to see how Hamlet is starting to take action other than just sitting around acting mad and now he has the reason to kill his Uncle Claudius. In an article written by John he stated, “Hamlet is exceptionally intellectual; that he is moral and idealistic; that during the course of the play he is melancholy, introspective, self-critical—perhaps even neurotic; that he does not know why he delays the revenge”(Ross) The reason why this is important is because it shows how Hamlet is delaying killing his uncle by the things that he does to distract

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