Why Is Hamlet Unjustice

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All individuals within society have faced injustice at some point in their lives. When responding to these injustices, an individual tends to stay very passive until they are given no choice but to act upon their circumstance. In “Hamlet” Shakespeare accurately epitomizes, when an individual faces injustice, the individual will show signs of passive aggressiveness which will then lead one to insanity. Hamlet portrays how one will refrain from making a move against the unjust being done until given no choice to take action, due to an emotional burden. Hamlet is devastated with his father’s death and his mother’s hasty decision in marrying his uncle, therefore this causes him to shows signs of passive aggressiveness to his close…show more content…
Ophelia, the one whom Hamlet loved dearly once was told to “get thee to a nunnery” (3, 1, 120). Also Hamlet discusses “the power of beauty will sooner transform honesty from what is to a bawd than the force of honesty can translate beauty into his likeness. This was sometime a paradox, but now time gives it proof. I loved you once”. Hamlet is essentially referring how a woman’s beauty can start to rub off their honesty. He say that this used to be unreal, until he say it in reality. It is clear that Hamlet is referring to his mother marrying Claudius and hiding the fact that claudius killed his father. Hamlet also states to Ophelia “God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another: you jig, you amble, and you lisp, and nick-name God's creatures, and make your wantonness your ignorance. Go to, I'll no more on't; it hath made me mad. I say, we will have no more marriages: those that are married already, all but one, shall live; the rest shall keep as they are. To a nunnery, go.” (3,1, 140-147). Hamlet uses the analogy of cosmetics, and how women put makeup on to hide their true natural beauty, similarly women also do the same with their attitudes to hide who they truly are, he considers woman in a very lowly manner. This is all due to Hamlet not having the courage to confront his mother, therefore he stays passive and shows his aggression onto Ophelia. Hamlet’s entire scene in Act 3 scene 1 reflect his unfaithfulness in woman. This is due to him failing to act upon the unjust his mother did to the late King Hamlet and him. Hamlet also shows passive aggressiveness towards his close college friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. At first he treats them with respect but he know why they are truly are in Denmark to meet him. He uses the analogy of a recorder to portray how

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