Hamlet sees his father, King Hamlet's ghost, who informs Hamlet that he was murdered by Claudius, Hamlet's uncle. In frustration, Hamlet then undertakes the task to avenge his father's murderer. Emotions holds the greatest power in Hamlet, the tragedy. The reasons being is that Hamlet takes revenge on his uncle, Ophelia commits suicide as a result of her father's death, and both Laertes and Hamlet show their affection for the deceased
Prince Hamlet’s uncle marries the widowed queen who is Hamlet’s mother and is found to murdered the late King Hamlet. After examining and analyzing the play, Hamlet is found to be clever and cunning, pretending to throw fits of insanity while fooling everyone around him. Therefore, the prince is clearly and perfectly sane. Before Hamlet is called into Denmark for his father’s funeral, the guards of the castle and Horatio see an apparition of the late King. “In the same figure like the king that’s dead…In which the majesty of buried Denmark” (Crowther).
The husband is hurt from his wife’s death being so sudden. He hurts for the fact that she will no longer there with him or around him. The narrator tells us how he is lonely and how he is broken he wants to move on and go to where Lenore is.“My sad fancy into smiling.”(45) The
In the beginning of Hamlet, Prince Hamlet is summoned by his father 's ghost to come talk to him outside of Elsinore(Roberts 1263). The ghost of King Hamlet, tells Hamlet how he was murdered and who the murderer is(1265). The ghost tells Hamlet that Claudius poured poison in his ear while he was sleeping in the garden. The ghost asks Hamlet to set out to get revenge on his murderer. Marcellus, Hamlet’s good friend, experiences a bad feeling when he sees the ghost, “something is rotten in the state of Denmark” (1.4.90), Marcellus says as he quickly realizes the corruption that is happening in Denmark after King Hamlet 's murder (1263).
Seeing this change he leaves to save his brother. He came to the castle and saw his brother’s wife, but his brother’s wife and the townspeople all thought he was the oldest brother. That night he slept with a sword in between himself and the princess. He left the next day and defeated the witch. The younger brother embodies the archetype of the caretaker.
The death of his father is where his “heart-ache” forms from and the remarriage of his mother to his Uncle Claudius is just one of the many “natural shocks.” The death of his father was among the hardest events that Hamlet has ever had to suffer through but to then be visited by the ghost of that same man, is mind boggling. Hamlet is struggling with the fact that he has just been told very important information about his father and now he is responsible for seeking revenge on Claudius. When Hamlet says the line “When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin? (3;1;83-84),” he is asking himself, why is he choosing to struggle through the hardships of his life and the recent events, when he could take a knife and end it? Hamlet then goes on to say, “who would fardels bear,To grunt and sweat under a weary life” (3;18;84-85) and is asking the question of how anyone would want to continue their life in his situation.
He lost his whole family his sons and wife. “ I killed you, my son, without intending to, and you, as well, my wife. How useless I am now.”(Creon; lines 188) Creon realizes it’s too late his mistakes, and now that he lost his family, he realizes he should of listened. All his family dead, he is now alone because he was blinded by his pride that he didn't listen.He realized too late of all the consequences that his ignorance brought upon him. Throughout the play Antigone by Sophocles Creon is seen as a tragic hero, due to the fact that he is rude to others when they try to talk to him and acts childish when insulting others.
He could’ve relied on his best friend Horatio, but instead he kept all his struggles bottled up inside. Hamlet also could’ve resolved the Ophelia situation if he would just talk to her. Instead, Hamlet messed with her and made this worse for both of them. Hamlet was clearly depressed about the death of his father, and his mother marrying his uncle just a few months later. Those factors added along with heartbreak, made Hamlet contemplate
The ghost said to him “revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” the ghost of the old king wanted Hamlet to seek revenge on claudius for his ‘unnatural” murder of the kind. Hamlet at first was a little bit weary of the ghost but when the ghost told Hamlet that he was stuck in purgatory until revenge was sought out, hamlet was on board. Hamlet adored his father so when the ghost asked him to seek revenge, and when it told him to murder claudius it's all he focuses on for the majority of the novel. The effect seeking justice had on Hamlet was profound. He became obsessed with finding a proper way to kill the king.
Hamlet Sr. comes back as a ghost and reveals to Hamlet that his own brother murdered him to be crowned King. Hamlet cannot think about anything else besides seeking revenge. Has the death of Hamlet’s father caused him to go insane? No, he is faking his insanity. During the Shakespearean Era they would speak in verse and proses.
He in the beginning went through depression which is quite normal, when a person dies naturally the first reaction is to get sad but when the ghost (Hamlets father) came and informed Hamlet that he didn’t just die but in fact was murdered, changed the who perspective and thought process of Hamlets decisions. When his anger took over he began to plot and plan how he would extract revenge on his uncle, now step father king Claudius. So when he sees the king praying he thought what a perfect opportunity but later changed his mind because he thought that since he was praying that when he died he would go up to heaven but Hamlet wanted him to suffer just like his father did. So when actors came into town, he thought what better way to mess with his conscience then having what the king did be based on a true story and so the reaction that the king had was exactly what Hamlet wanted. However in the play Hamlet was depicted as a mad man when under the surface he was very smart and calculated.
/ It is not, nor it cannot come to good. / But break my heart…” (Shakespeare, I, II, 161-164), Hamlet demonstrates his disgust and consternation at how quickly his mother remarried to his own uncle, and, he immediately predicts that it will not end well for his family. In a like manner, in Ordinary People, Conrad’s family falls apart at the lack of each other’s support. An exceptional example which demonstrates this is, “We are a family aren’t we? And a family turns inward toward itself in grief, it does not go in separate directions, pulling itself apart” (Guest 127).