Hamlet Treachery Quotes

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In the play, Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare, treachery was shown in many characters. Treachery is “the act of deliberate betrayal and the betrayal of trust,” as said on vocabulary.com. Out of all the characters in the play, one stood out from the rest. Laertes lived by treachery and died of treachery because he was determined for revenge, forgiveness took place, and he was caught in his own trap of revenge. To begin with, Laertes lived by treachery and died from treachery because he was determined for revenge. Since Laertes found out what Hamlet did to his father, he seeked revenge. But also after the death of his sister, Ophelia, Laertes felt like he had the need to take his anger out. “And so have I, a noble father lost, a sister driven into desperate terms, whose worth, if praises may go back again, stood challenger on mount of all the age for her perfections. But my revenge will come” (4.7.25-29). This quote proves that Laertes is really determined and he wants to end everything right there. In addition, another quote was found, proving that only revenge is running through Laertes’ mind. “I will do’t. And for that purpose I’ll anoint my sword. I bought an unction of a mountebank, so mortal that, but dip a knife in it, where it draws blood no cataplasm so rare, collected from all simples that have virtue under the moon, can save the thing from death, that is…show more content…
There were some life learned lessons that took place in this play. But overall, treachery taught the audience to never fool with betrayal and trust. Trust is one trait that every person needs in order to build a nice relationship. But if treachery was put into place, that relationship would not go well. Many characters in the play lived and died of treachery, but one stood out from the rest, and that character is
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