Hamlet Moment Of Recognition Character Analysis

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The anagnorisis is known as the moment of recognition is also a necessary element which makes character become a tragic hero. When Hamlet sets up the mousetrap, the plot of the mousetrap is as same as what the ghost tells to Hamlet, Hamlet wants to use this show to test if the King is a murderer. After the show, Claudius gets up and leaves the room very agitated. At this point, he realized that his uncle really kills his father. Hamlet's mischief appears in the script. This moment is important because, at this time, Hamlet realizes that he is now obliged to kill his uncle so that he can revenge his father's death. As we can see, after the play, Hamlet follows Claudius and decides to punish him in the more strict way instead of just kill him when he is praying, “Up sword, and know thou a more horrid hent. When he is drunk asleep, or in his rage, Or in th’ incestuous pleasure of his bed, At game, a-swearing, or about some act That has no relish of salvation in ’t—Then trip him, that his heels may kick at heaven, And that his soul may be as damned and black. As hell, whereto it goes.” (III.iii. 89-96). That moment of realization…show more content…
Another prevalent example is Hamlet always fight alone. Although he is loved by the people, he does not believe the people. He does not know how to win public support, does not know how to use all available resources in the most effective way. As a humanist person living in the capitalist world, he always thinks such a cause which should be closely linked with the people, as Individual hatred and go it alone, living in lonely life, and never ask for help, he thinks he can deal with the matter by himself which because of his pride as a prince. The hubris for Ophelia is suggested as she believes that Hamlet loves her from beginning to end, perhaps because of her self-confidence, or because she was overconfident with Hamlet, she put too much expect of love, and never doubt about herself and finally also defeat by her own

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