"Be thou a spirit of health or a goblin damned,/ bring with the airs from heaven of blasts from hell,/ be thy intents wicked or charitable,/ thou com'st in such a questionable shape/ that I will speak to thee. I'll call thee 'Hamlet',/ 'King', 'Father', 'Royal Dane'" (Act 1, Sc. 4, ln. 44-50)(51) Hamlet's words here clearly illustrate how Hamlet acts confused but honestly knows the ghost is true. Hamlet wants to doubt the existence of the ghost when he tells Horatio and the others, "Never make known what you have seen tonight.
Throughout Shakespeare's tragedy, King Lear , the ability to see does not guarantee that you can see and be blind not guarantee that you can not see anything . King Lear and Gloucester are the two main characters, who show a lack of understanding of each other, both physically and mentally. Two men have little understanding of their own children and deceived simple words and set costumes. When they are presented with lies and dishonesty, as Lear and Gloucester suffer without convictions. They are all ready to see what is on the surface, and not understanding what lies hidden in shame things inside.
Criniti writes that this departure is “more artistic” and the reason Hugo acted in the manner he did was a quest for attention (Criniti 117). The fact that the screenwriters gave Hugo a last monologue to state he did everything for attention aligns more with a high school drama and not the work of Shakespeare. Iago, a man that has been to war is not comparable to a teenager in high school craving attention from adults or those around him. This deviation is what makes the movie a poor adaption of Othello, a correction of this in the movie is to remove Hugo’s final monologue. The audience should be left to wonder why Hugo chose to be destructive to the people around him.
He never meant to make such a big deal out of it. The madness that Hamlet is slipping into makes Polonius fear that his relationship with Ophelia will end badly. Polonius knows that although Hamlet might seem interested in Ophelia now, “his greatness weighed, his will is not his own” (1.3.20) and he would not be allowed to marry such an “unvalued [person]” (1.3.22) as Ophelia No matter how much Hamlet may love Ophelia now he doesn’t have the choice to marry her. Nonetheless, because Hamlet is going crazy he doesn’t consider the consequences and wants to continue their relationship. In fear that O... ... middle of paper ... ...how Hamlet will treat Ophelia.
The only problem being Holden is unable to will him into doing anything he is not genuinely interested in, therefore missing out on further knowledge he could acquire that would truly entice him. Holden gives up on school because he fears if ... ... middle of paper ... ...why he never found them. He will not allow himself to because by this point he had given up on school and eventually he gave up on the whole world. Tragically though, he gives it all up before he truly has a chance to get it started. Mr. Antolini?s theory as to what is wrong with Holden is right on, it?s just too bad he was unable to get through to Holden.
Passion and extreme anger are simply not natural emotions for Hamlet, and consequently, he finds himself unable to maintain any of these emotions for an extended period of time. Coleridge mentions this, stating, “In Hamlet [Shakespeare] seems to have wished to exemplify the moral necessity of a due balance between our attention to the objects of our senses, and our meditation on the workings of our minds,- an equilibrium between the real and the imaginary worlds” (344). It is this equilibrium that Hamlet is unable to achieve as he strays passionately into the real world then falls back into the realm of the mind, usually due to moral or philosophical speculation. In his first soliloquy, Hamlet is extremely depressed, and speaks very passionately about his wish to commit suicide. However, he realizes that the law of God has forbidden “self-slaughter” (1.2.136) and consequently he cannot bring himself to violate his own moral code by taking action and killing himself.
The boy’s message to Vladimir may have provided the readers with the conclusion that the entire play was senseless because Vladimir and Estragon never had the opportunity to meet Godot. After all, it only makes sense for a play called Waiting for Godot to end with Vladimir and Estragon ending their long wait for this man named Godot. Moreover, the fact that Vladimir and Estragon must still wait for Godot, puts their lives into question. If Vladimir and Estragon are spending their lives waiting for a man that they do not directly speak to or know if he will truly meet them, is there a... ... middle of paper ... ...he thoughts of suicide, confirmation of Godot’s canceled meeting, and the seemingly hapless state of Vladimir and Godot in the final line of the play all contribute to deliver a message about human life. As I have shown, Beckett successfully displayed why the human life is a concept that is plagued by a lack of meaning and a state of murkiness.
My heart to her but as guest – wise sojourned , And not to helen is it home returned , there to reamain. '; This proves how fickle he is , for he is not aware of his changing love once for Helena then for Hermia then returning to Helena with the help of the mystical father Oberon. Helena is a fool because Demetrius do...
Readers are lead to believe that Roderigo is an unintelligent, desperate and jealous man on accounts by two other characters, Brabantio and Iago. Perhaps, there may be more to Roderigo’s story but readers will never know because of the lack of evidence. Influencing Roderigo’s reputation in Othello, Brabantio, Desdemona’s father has negative feelings toward Roderigo. Roderigo’s main source of motivation in the play is Desdemona and his lust toward her. Brabantio would not be classified as a supporter of Roderigo and this definitely doesn’t work in favor of Roderigo because he yearns to marry Desdemona.Brabantio’s point of view is very negative.
Shakespeare leaves the audience in suspense at the start of act 2 scene 2 by not allowing them to found out if he has done it or not. Lady Macbeth also appears to be scared; "And 'tis not done: the attempt and not the deed Confounds us. Hark! I laid their daggers ready ;" She appears to think the worst about the crime, that she the deed will not be done, and that the duo will be caught. Following on from scene 1, Banquo is unable to sleep; thoughts of the witches have invaded his dreams.