Hamlet is madness is started by love but is infused with jealousy. Hamlet comes up with a plan to see if King Claudius really did kill his father, so he gets actors to re-enact how King Claudius killed his father. Hamlet turns out to be very jealous of the actors because they are showing fake emotions, when he is really is feeling depressed and very emotional. O, reform it altogether!/ And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them,/
However, Hamlet’s impatience overcomes his control, allowing Claudius to realize the motives of Hamlet. Furthermore, Hamlet kills Polonius out of anger when he believes him to be King Claudius. Overall, Laertes is exceptionally comparable to Hamlet. Laertes’ father was killed by Hamlet; but the two act in completely different ways when they realize their fathers were murdered. While Hamlet is full of self-doubt and conflicting emotions, Laertes is quick to attempt to avenge his father.
So how does King hamlet affect the theme of the play as a whole even while being so briefly present? It all comes off of when when he told hamlet what really happened. Hamlet was overwhelmed with madness and as a result it affected everyone else because he was acting out his madness by making them wonder why he was so mad for so long because over time they didn’t think he should still be that mad about his father's death. So when King Hamlet told his son Hamlet that he was killed by Hamlet's uncle Claudius, which is now sleeping with his mother, drove Hamlet to instantly seek vengeance for his father throughout the entire play. Which set the theme for the play being, vengeance.
Romeo calls himself “Fortune’s Fool” and realizes that he is going to have to face a punishment for his actions, that are of course caused by fate (3.1.142). Later when Romeo hears of Juliet’s death he blames fate and tries to kill himself, “Is it e’en so?-Then I deny you, stars!” (5.1.25). In this example Romeo is taking responsibility for his past actions by defying fate and taking things into his own hands. Juliet is also a naïve and impulsive girl that
This stress put on him is what essentially created his tragic flaw. Hamlets tragic flaw is his indecisiveness to make decisions. This trait is demonstrated through the entire play and causes Hamlet to his own demise. When Hamlet has immediate suspicious of his fathers murder and later proof, he delays the murder, which is puzzling because the play is about revenge, and one would expect him to have done it earlier as he had ample amount of opportunities to do so. His indecisiveness has puzzled many.
Oedipus denies the truth and faces the consequences later on in the play. He gets furious when everyone is blaming him for killing Laius. As he is blaming others, hubris appears within his personality. Oedipus becomes blinder as hubris takes over him. If someone tells you a truth that you do not want to accept, gather evidence before blaming others and accept the truth whether it is hard or
Hamlet's overthinking and inaction led to several unnecessary murders. Hamlet knew that Claudius is guilty, yet he still wants to make sure, therefore Hamlet made a play that played out the exact way that Claudius had killed King Hamlet. Hamlet had done this in order to watch how Claudius reacts to make sure that Claudius is the one who murdered his father, “I’ll observe his looks, if he do blench, I know my course” (Ham.2.2.583-585) “Now might I do it pat, now’a is a-praying. And now I’ll do’t” ( Ham. 3.3.72-73), Hamlet says, as he is debating whether or not to kill the king as he prays and thinks to himself if he kills him now then the king will just go to heaven because he is praying.
In the play “Hamlet”(1603), William Shakespeare emphasizes the acts of betrayal to display the overall theme of the play. Mr. Shakespeare is able to imply this by creating two characters Gertrude and Hamlet to turn against each other in a family against family relationship throughout most of the play. Shakespeare’s purpose in this play is to show how betrayal produces conflict amongst individuals, in order to show how a relationship based off of betrayal is a source of deadly revenge for everyone around. Queen Gertrude betrays the family when she marries soon after her husband’s death, not only does she do that, but she marries her own husband's brother.This causes Hamlet a feeling of betrayal due to the fact that, he feels like his mother
In 1603 William Shakespeare wrote a play by the name of Hamlet. (Britannica) Hamlet is about a young man whose father, the king of Denmark, was murdered coldly by his own brother. His brother’s name was Claudius and Claudius wanted money, power, and the queen. Once this discovery of foul play is known to Hamlet his quest for revenge had begun, introducing the downward spiral of royal family’s everyday live. Once begun the many occasions of acts of rage, lies and deceit took place, and just like in Hamlet, impulsive actions, lying and deception are very prevalent in today’s society.
Tybalt is the character most to blame for the tragic events in Romeo and Juliet because he caused the families to get their first strike, started the second fight, and by killing Mercutio made Romeo anger, so Romeo killed Tybalt therefore getting himself banned and causing the events that follow. Tybalt is the most to blame for the events that occur in Romeo and Juliet because he started the first fight, causing the two feuding families to get their first strike. In the first Act of the play two servants of each house start a ruckus. They start to fight when Benvolio of the Montague house comes and tries to put a stop to it. Then along comes Tybalt who is always eager to start a
With the return of King Hamlet in the form of a ghost, it is revealed that Claudius, his own brother, was responsible for his death. Motivated by the greed for power and the crown, Claudius poisoned the King Hamlet as he rested in the orchards. Instead of receiving punishment for his crime, Claudius gained the title of King of Denmark and the love of Queen Gertrude, his brother 's wife. King Hamlet 's death was blamed on the bite of a serpent as the truth of his death went untold. The price of the
Shakespeare uses these three characters to show that revenge can consume you and that is all that you want and he shows how harmful it can be. By the end of the play, Shakespeare shows how all of the characters attempt to get their revenge and how revenge does not always work out for the best. Hamlet is the main character of the play and it seems as if everything he does is based off his wanting to revenge Claudius for killing