The ghost of Hamlet's father is the one who told Hamlet everything, that his uncle killed him and he wants hamlet to get revenge as it says in Document A. In document E Claudius prays and Hamlet says "now he is praying; And now I'll do it and so he goes to heaven" so there for he delays the killing like I said in the other paragraph. In the final scene of the play Hamlet does a fencing match with Laertes and he has a sword with poison on it. After the fencing match Hamlet quickly stabs Claudius and makes him drink the poison drink. Hamlet also got scratched by the sword and Laertes.
The human psyche seeks to find common ground amongst peers, and, as part of this herd mentality, an early distinction was created to separate men and women. As with any distinct groups, certain traits come to define members, based on their traits and ideals: this reality creates the mental interpretation of gender identity. Although some nowadays would assert that gender identity has never been a bigger issue, Shakespeare uses Hamlet to thoroughly investigate the topic, draw his own conclusions, and share these conclusions with his audience hundreds of years ago. The struggles each character faces paint Shakespeare’s thoughts on the role of gender identity in everyday life. Men in the play, including Hamlet, Claudius, Polonius, Laertes, and
He said it is not his place to do so and that heaven will judge her when it comes time. The ghost also tells him that he fell asleep in the garden and Claudius poured poison in his ear to kill him. Hamlets fear about his uncle was true after all. “O my prophetic soul!” he cries (1.5.40). After finding out all this information, Hamlet was in a dark spot that lead him to acting insane to investigate the accusations that his father had made.
“This act of violence made such a stir, so much petitioning to the king for her,..” (65-66). Now and then, women possess more power than men and men possess more power than women. However, in time their power gradually comes to a draw. “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Chaucer comments suggest that based on your gender, it determines on how much power you will receive. Chaucer implies that men should be on equal ground with women by showing the Knight when he had more power than women, when the King had no control over the Knight’s punishment, and when the Knight acknowledges that he should honor women/old women.
But as she drinks the potion we find out Romeo did not get the letter to meet her at the tomb and soon finds out she has died. Knowing this Romeo goes to the burial tomb to see Juliet, with him he meets Paris. Paris knows Romeo as a killer and draws on Romeo, but Romeo slains Paris. When he finds Juliet he sees her cheeks are red and her body is warm, almost full of life. Little does Romeo know she is about to wake up due to the sleeping potions 48-hour time limit.
One tradition that they do if there is a fight in the castle is to drink the “victory cup” which is basically wine in a cup. And they decided to get a pearl, which represent victory, that had poison in it when it is disturbed by water. And if Hamlet denied to drink the cup Laertes will dip his sword in poison so if he wound Hamlet he will die from the wound. Then comes the fight, when they started Hamlet didn’t take things seriously and was acting goofy to have a comedy show in front of the crowd. There is three rounds and Hamlet won two of the three rounds and in the second round, he won the queen decided that she is to give the victory cup to Hamlet after she drinks it, but Claudius was trying to stop her from drinking it and she refuses and decided to drink it.
Ultimately, the play seeks and attempts to define what it means to be considered masculine and feminine in society’s standards. However, as the plot progresses, these female and male roles switch. Female characters take on a more masculine front, while male characters seem to display more feminine characteristics. This is a highly unusual portrayal of characters, especially during Shakespeare’s time. His attitude towards social standards are one of scorn.
Macbeth 's Bloody Ambition “In the end, cowards are those who follow the dark side.” (Yoda). In William Shakespeare 's play Macbeth the character Macbeth feeds into his own ambition to become King, after he had this encounter with three witches and they told him, his so called destiny. Macbeth is a coward because he didn 't fight his temptation to be King, he fell for the Dark Side because he did great evil to get there. In order to become king he murders some of the closest people to him. He also later finds out that he is a difficult man to murder, so it goes to his head and he believes he 's invincible.
Both men want the Holy Grail during different parts of the movie. Parry desires the Holy Grail because his heart is completely broken after witnessing his wife being shot in the head at dinner. Jack looks for the Holy Grail because he is full of himself and keeps pushing the ones he loves the most away from him. In the story the Holy Grail, the knight Galahad, says “If I lose myself, I save myself” (Tennyson 206). This quote describes Jack because he had to lose himself as in return to the bad person he use to be.
His experience with a sword could not be matched, and he was very prideful. Romeo killed Tybalt in 3.1. Even though Tybalt was directly killed by Romeo in Act 3 of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, there are numerous other elements that indirectly led to his downfall, including Romeo and Juliet’s secrets, the ancient grudge, and Tybalt’s pride. One reason Tybalt died was because of Romeo and Juliet’s secrets. In 3.1, Romeo told him, “The reason that I have to love thee/ Doth much excuse the appertaining rage/ To such a greeting.