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
Hamlet and Laerte's confrontations with death Throughout this play, many deaths occurred causing tension in almost every scene. In "Hamlet", the two deaths that caused the most commotion were the deaths of Hamlet's and Laertes' fathers. Both of these deaths were tragic murders; but the responses of the two sons were very contrasting for the most part with very few similarities, other than the fact that both Hamlet and Laertes were distraught over the deaths of their fathers. Hamlet was much weaker in the handling of his father's death, whereas Laertes was more direct with dealing with the situation at hand. "Together with all forms, moods, shows of grief, That can denote me truly.
Hamlet also displays his deranged mind by not giving the whereabouts to Polonius’ body and discussing the fate of the kings prior to it actually happening. One way Hamlet’s unhinged mind is shown throughout the play is by his deep love and peculiar words to Ophelia. When Hamlet had discovered that Ophelia was dead, he lost his mind and his strength. At Ophelia’s funeral he couldn’t bear to see her laying in that grave and says, “ Dost thou come here to whine, To outface me with leaping in her grave, Be buried quick with her?/ and so will I”(v.i.263-265).
These tedious old fools!” (2.2 237). In act 3, scene 4, Polonius’ curiosity about Hamlet’s madness leads to his death, pushing the madness to Ophelia and Laertes. Like Hamlet, Laertes madness for his father, Polonius, led to his push towards vengeance, eating at the lies Claudius feeds to him, inspiring him to further seek revenge. By the end of the play, these characters exemplify
As Claudius repents, Hamlet feels as though it's the best time to kill him until he says: And so ’a goes to Heaven; And so am I revenged. That would be scanned. A villain kills my father; and for that, I, his son, do this same villain send To heaven (3.3.73-78) Essentially, Hamlet wanted to murder Claudius because he was the Old King’s murderer.
“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” This quote from Rumi has a great irony in the play Hamlet written by William Shakespeare. When Hamlet’s father dies, he returns as a ghost and asks Hamlet to take revenge for his death. There is a question, however, if Hamlet’s father really did come, or it was just part of his grieving process.
Why are we afraid of death? Hamlet realizes that it’s because we don’t know what happens when we die. No one who dies ever returns, so we can not know what happens in the afterlife. Uncertainty in death is a major theme in Hamlet, and is the cause of many of Hamlet’s soliloquies.
In spite of everything, Hamlet ends up dying a hero due to his best friend Horatio, fulfilling his final dream, which was to tell the truth about his tragic story. The new king of Denmark, Fortinbras, states that Hamlet be remembered as a fallen soldier, “Bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage, for he was likely, had he been put on, to have proved most royal; and for his passage, the soldier’s music and the rite of war, speak loudly for him” [V.ii 441-446]. Through this closing quote of the play the audience is able to understand Fortinbras’ decision to have Hamlet remembered as a hero. One must remember throughout the novel that Hamlet’s ambiguous decisions were solely to redress the murder of his father who was slain out of jealousy and the acquisitive desire of his uncle
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. His first attempt was to put on a play where he hired actors to recreate the old king's murder to see how the queen and Claudius would react.
In the classic play, "Hamlet" the main character Hamlet suffers his father's death. As if this is enough to deal with, his Mother then quickly remarries to Hamlet's uncle. It is easy to imagine that this is hard to deal with. In Shakespeare's play, Hamlet reveals his complex thoughts of life and death by weighing the positives and negatives of each against each other through the use of figurative language.