development of the protagonist who feigns madness throughout the play. Given Hamlet 's status as a prince, current knowledge of madness during the time period, and the contrast of the different types of madness of other characters in the play, Elizabethan audiences would have found it plausible that Hamlet feigns madness as part of his plot to avenge his father 's death. This new historicist perspective steers the modern reader away from anachronistic psychological interpretations of the play.
the plays of vijay tendulkar :a study chapter-i janardhanreddy .k Art is an inevitable part of human culture. Art is knowledge coupled with emotions. Human interest in art has been eternal and this eternity has made man civilized and cultured. Art is concerned with expression and man expresses himself through various forms of art. In literary criticism, art is broadly divided into two types-Fine Arts and other than fine arts. The function of fine arts is to afford pleasure while other arts satisfy