Hamlet's Motives Of Man Analysis

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Mankind, according to Bywater’s definition of tragedy, leans towards thoughts of seriousness with a deeper understanding through points made, expressed in dramatic form holding the audience accountable with pity as well as fear. Thoughts represented by Shakespeare’s characters question the motives of man. One cannot help but wonder why men abandon specific, well-thought plans for simple thoughts merely introduced at least once by the conscience. Shakespeare demonstrates the idea of doubt, justification, as well as selfishness, to represent man through his characters Hamlet and the Player King.
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Hamlet contemplates as to how the nightmares should end. While Hamlet stumbles on some sort of resolution, refrainment takes place leaving Hamlet not to act accordingly. Doubt brings way for personal downfall including tragedy. Hamlet depicts death as merely a rest from the world which he describes through sleep. Sleep stands as the only way for one to truly obtain a sense of peace. However, Hamlet acknowledges the coming of unknown dangers of the future. Despite seeming in tune with the beliefs on “rest”, Hamlet instantly releases this idea as way of escape by stating, “Thus, conscious does make cowards of us all,” (III, I, 85). Hamlet reasoning personal failure …show more content…

Reason plays a part as memory’s slave in which one seeks to find a reason to act. Men represent themselves as slaves to wealth, drawing attention to those with little including less. Eventually, one remains with nothing valuable except one’s own beliefs as well as understandings. Mankind falls to the idea of reason where one finds faults including personal gain as a resolution. Found not in blissful nor sincere heartfelt circumstances, the idea of fortune exists only in earthly values expressed as numbers. Through the player king’s telling tale, mankind lives through the ideas of cowardice in addition to

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