Essay On Rollercoaster Of Emotions In Shakespeare's Hamlet

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Hamlet and The Rollercoaster of Emotions Death isn’t a simple subject to handle. Most of the time, those who experience the loss of a loved one goes through a set course of emotions called the five stages of grief. The stages include denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and finally acceptance. In William Shakespeare’s play, “Hamlet”, the titular character goes through five stages of grief before he can get his revenge. Hamlet first goes through the anger stage in the five stages and goes in and out of it throughout the play. During a scene in which Claudius and Polonius try to spy on him, Hamlet tells Ophelia to, “Get thee to a nunnery! why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners?” (III.i.130-131). At this point in the play, Hamlet is feigning insanity to achieve his goal but is upset with everyone in the play. He takes this anger out on his lover, Ophelia. After finally finding out that Claudius is the true murderer of…show more content…
In the middle of the play while everyone is trying to spy on him, Hamlet asks, “To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a seas of troubles and by opposing end them.” (III.i.63-67). Hamlet is deciding between killing his uncle or killing himself. At this point in the play, he struggles with many decisions. After giving everyone the news that he was returning back home, Hamlet tells the king, “Tomorrow shall I beg leave to see your kingly eyes, when I shall, first asking your pardon, thereunto recount the occasion of my sudden and more strange return.” (IV.vii.48-50). After being gone for so long after murdering Claudius, Hamlet tries to come back and make everything right. He even comes to the king in a polite manner as though he acknowledges he is wrong. Towards the end of the play, Hamlet is seen as more cooperative and more willing to bargain with those around

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