One's negative emotions should not control his or her actions. In the book, Hamlet, Hamlet has a soliloquy which shows how he can manage to just show his emotions when there are no people present around him. Hamlet has a behaviour of an enough matured man to hide what he really feels towards his mother and his uncle marrying each other two months after his father's death. It might be because his mother, Gertrude, cannot handle the suffering alone or maybe his uncle is the only person who is there for his mother to satisfy her needs. Whatever it is, Hamlet knows that there is something wrong in the situation.
The Awakening Of Hamlet and Laertes The awakening of Hamlet and Laertes, has us all wondering on what the real issue is, and who the real victim is in the scene. Hamlet and Laertes both have awoken; with both of them realizing the truth, and what is really happening; things are starting to be more open minded, and in between the scenes things do not start to look good at all. To bring you into reality, and to explain the similarities with Hamlet and Laertes, I will be first explaining the details with Hamlet. Hamlet is a young man, a man who honors his mother and father. After Hamlet’s father was murdered, he was seek to revenge his father’s killer; but the real question here is who is the real killer, and why did he kill his father?
Shakespeare 's Hamlet presents readers with several scenes of violence, such as the deaths of Polonius, Ophelia, King Hamlet, and the fist fights between Prince Hamlet and Laertes. In Hamlet , the protagonist, Prince Hamlet, is portrayed as a very indecisive character. The reader is left to infer if Hamlet is senile, or if it’s just all an act in response of the world around him. Violence is littered all around the world of Hamlet. Because of this, the narrative of Hamlet is always more than it seems.
In Hamlet by William Shakespeare there are several characters who appear or are discussed briefly. These characters become somewhat forgotten as the play progresses, but in many senses these characters literally set the entire play in motion. Such as king Hamlet’s ghost telling Hamlet about his treacherous murder or the ever looming presence of young Fortinbras which keeps the entire kingdom in a state a fear and war mongering. While these characters both have an impact on the events in the play, the most influential of which is by far the ghost of King Hamlet. His disclosure to Hamlet about his duplicitous murder fueled the young heartbroken and mentally weak Hamlet into a state of fury which set the degenerative scenes of the play to follow.
There is no fatherly concern for his son’s life” (Word Press par. 2). The meaning of this is that King Hamlet really was not worried about his son’s life, but only engrossed in his getting his dying wish fulfilled. Prince Hamlet’s loyalty shows that he loved his father, but that same devotion was not reciprocated by the ghost of his father. Furthermore, because of the fact that King Hamlet was already dead at the time of the start of the play, the reader has no idea the relationship he and his son had.
In addition, to how their differences and similarities shape their personalities, which causes them to pursue or compromise their happiness. The character of Hamlet is expressed as a protagonist. His irritated attitude towards Claudius in scene 2 of act 1 leaves the audience with a clear first impression of his nature. He is deceitful of the king, his uncle Claudius who is now the ruler of Denmark after his brothers “death”, and disgusted of his mother marrying his uncle. Hamlet is an example of someone who has compromised his happiness, in order to avenge his father’s murder.
Hamlet can be interpreted as a tragic hero since he has a noble mind, fatal flaw and he is mentally wounded resulting in his own death. Hamlet being a Noble person is one of the factors that contributed to him being a tragic hero as the audience feels pity for Hamlet due to his noble mind. Firstly, Hamlet is very philosophical
Eventually, he gets revenge on King Claudius, kills Laertes, and dies. Shakespeare utilizes the character Hamlet to portray the complications within society’s ideal of being a real man, as all men are different and handle situations in multiple ways. Throughout the play society’s portraits of real men are defined, such as Laertes and young Fortinbras, who are foils to Prince Hamlet. They possess something the young Danish prince does not have, a manly reputation. Hamlet shows his admiration for Fortinbras by saying: The imminent death of twenty men; That for a fantasy and trick of fame; Go to their graves like beds, fight for a plot.
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.
Life is full of surprises, one day you could be the most happiest and most virtuous person on earth, and all of a sudden life can come at you in the most gruesome way possible and make you feel like nothing matters anymore. But what makes a person surpass these circumstances, and better themselves is by how well people manage to overcome these obstacles. Therefore In the tragedy, Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the drama demonstrates Hamlet’s and Laertes many similarities as well as their differences within the play. But also how both Hamlet and Laertes are shown by Shakespeare as foils in order to make the play more vivid and appealing but also to demonstrate, the way they both lose their father’s’, as well as Hamlet and Laertes taking revenge for their father 's’ death, and lastly, the relationship of Ophelia toward both Hamlet and Laertes. Both Hamlet and Laertes have been faced with many hardship throughout the story, yet nothing compares to how they both lost their dear father´s’ to misshaves.