Role Of Revenge In Hamlet

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The play Hamlet by William Shakespeare illustrates the tragedy of revenge between characters in different perceptions through their actions.
In entire of the story, melancholic Hamlet tries to revenge for his father that has been kill by his uncle King Claudius. However, the situation changes when Hamlet killed Polonius by accident. At first, Hamlet may want to find evidence to prove whether Claudius is the one who kills his father or not because he wasn’t too sure about it. As it states that,
GHOST. Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder.
HAMLET. Murder!
GHOST. Murder most foul, as in the best it is; But this most foul, strange and unnatural.
HAMLET. Haste me to know’t, that I, with wings as swift. As meditation of love, may sweep
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However, he is thinking if he murders Claudius he might need to admit his sin for murder. At the end, Hamlet left with nothing in life; Ophelia his girlfriend has committed suicide because of madness when she lost her father and Hamlet mother’s Gertrude remarried with his uncle. In some phenomena, there are similarities among Hamlet and Laertes which can be shown by they are both hurts by the loss of late King Hamlet and Polonius which are their fathers. Laertes quickly return back to Denmark and said to Claudius and Gertrude that “How came he dead? I'll not be juggled with. / To hell, allegiance! Vows, to the blackest devil! / Conscience and grace, to the profoundest pit! / I dare damnation. To this point I stand, / That both the worlds I give to negligence, / Let come what comes, only I'll be revenged / Most thoroughly for my father.” (4.5.130-136) In contrast to Hamlet, after Laertes notices that his father’s Polonius dead, he quickly comeback from France. In addition, He said that he agrees to revenge for his father and Laertes is totally cover by his anger. It is obvious that Laertes love Polonius so much that he immediately takes action. In spite of Hamlet, Claudius conveys Laertes to revenge
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