After Hamlet kills Polonius, his mother is quick to ask why he would commit such a sin. Hamlet quickly responds by belittling, insulting, and making fun of his mother for what sins she has committed. The ghost of King Hamlet then appears and reminds Hamlet that his mother is not the problem and that he must seek revenge for his father’s death. The violent act of Hamlet murdering
Eventually, Hamlet shows his father a play and Claudius realizes that Hamlet is clearly aware of his murder. Outraged Claudius sends Hamlet away to England. In the play, Hamlet has a long relationship with Horatio. “Now might I do it pat, now he is praying, And now I’ll do’t.” (Hamlet 3.3.77-79). Hamlet kills Claudius and he later dies.
If Hamlet had accepted Claudius as king and forgiven his mother or had completely committed to carrying out revenge, the play would have ended much differently, but Hamlet’s indecisiveness presented him from doing either. Hamlet’s death was a direct result of his indecisiveness, which makes him a tragic hero and Hamlet a
There are several theories about why Hamlet delays in killing his Uncle, King Claudius. As the son of a murdered noble, Hamlet is obligated to avenge the death of his father. It’s a law, but he must first talk with god to ensure his safety in his journey and that taking vengeance will not send him straight to hell. The act is never performed until the end of the play. Quite some time after Hamlet discovered Claudius was his father 's killer.
Polonius, Claudius ' court advisor, had a daughter, Ophelia, who was to become Hamlet 's love interest. Later on Ophelia dies due to drowning after she discovers her father 's death and Hamlets non-romantic feelings for her. Ophelia 's brother, Laertes, now wants to avenge her and his father 's death through scheming with Claudius to kill Hamlet. In the end, practically everyone dies, including Hamlet himself. Despite the fact that Hamlet did avenge his father, did he conclusively do what was right?
Hamlet wishes to get revenge for his father's death, but is mentally unable to kill his uncle Claudius. This causes him to have an internal conflict with himself, he feels as if it's his duty to complete the task and get revenge for his father. On the other hand, Hamlet’s moral compass will not allow him to kill another human being. Later in the play these feelings resolve themselves a little, but this is one of Hamlet’s major challenges to overcome throughout the
Well word get back to Hamlet so he tried to turn Rosencrantz and Guildenstern into the victims. When Hamlet returned back for England he learned that his love Ophelia has commit suicide because of Polonius. Polonius son Laertes wanted to avenge his father death by challenge the murder to a dual. Claudius put poison on Laertes Sword blade to kill Hamlet. Hamlet know the sword was poisoned because the ghost told him therefore he forced Laertes to switch swords with him.
Shakespeare goes even further with the morbid irony by having Claudius’ son just as desperate to kill Hamlet for murdering his father as Hamlet is to kill Claudius for the exact same reason. Additionally, at the end of the story when Hamlet finally manages to kill Claudius, he dies, ironically, at the hands of Laertes - the son of Polonius whom he had killed in an effort to achieve his goal (Neill). This final scene is Shakespeare's’ way of telling the audience that Hamlet has become Claudius. Shakespeare uses the stark differences in Laertes and Hamlet to pointedly remind his audience of the type of person that Hamlet used to be and how much revenge changed him in this comparison of Hamlet to
In the days following his beloved father, and king 's death, Hamlet becomes obsessed, almost to the point of insanity with death, and throughout the course of the play, Hamlet ponders death from a great many perspectives, this is shown by the death of Polonius. As Hamlet enters his mother Gertrude 's room, he frightens her by questioning her love for him, his father, and her new lover. As it had been apparent that Hamlet had been descending into a mental realm of madness, she mistook his anger as crazy man 's thirst for blood, and cried out a plea for help. Upon hearing this, Polonius, who was positioned behind a curtain, so as to spy on Hamlet, echoes her plea for help, and is promptly heard by Hamlet. Hamlet, mistaking Polonius for Claudius, deftly removes his blade from his holster and stabs through the curtain,surprising both Polonius and himself, as he had believed that the man he was about to kill was Claudius.