Hamlet is the the son of the of Denmark who was just mysteriously murdered. Prince Hamlet, obviously upset, wants to get revenge on whoever murdered his father. Hamlet and other guardsmen come into contact with a ghost one night and are very frightened. Claudius trying to brighten up the mood gives a speech explaining his very recent marriage to Gertrude, Hamlet’s Mother. Hamlet is very angry with Claudius because he is now his step dad.
Gaby Mosseri Ms. Cohen Hamlet Essay- scene with the play William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is filled with many schemes and situations that are a challenge to interpret. The play centers around Hamlet, whose uncle murdered his father and married his mother. Certainly no one could blame Hamlet for appearing a little bit crazy after having to deal with that type of trauma.
After the death of Old Hamlet and Gertrude’s remarriage to Claudius, Hamlet feels extremely angry and bitter. “How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable / Seem to me all the uses of this world!” (1.2.133-134). Due to the death of his father, he is already in a state of despair and the lack of sympathy that his mother has towards his sorrow does not aid him in recovering from this stage of grief. “Good Hamlet, cast thy knighted colour off, / And let thine eye look like a friend on Denmark” (1.2.68-69). Hamlet is struggling to accept the fashion in which Gertrude is responding to the death of Old Hamlet; she seems quite content with her new life with Claudius, which is a difficult concept for him to accept as after the d...
The play Hamlet written by William Shakespeare, revolves around Hamlet the prince of Denmark. Who seeks revenge for his fathers death. He want to eliminate his uncle, who is root of all the problem. Although he had good intentions, he hurt his loved ones in the process of fulfilling his fathers wishes. The characters of the play caused many disorders, trying to bring back the order. In the play, the beginning starts of with a mild disorder, increases in the middle and ending with order. The beginning of the play shows disorder with the ghost being seen around the castle walls. Also the uncertainty of Norway attacking Denmark and Hamlet finding out that his father was murdered by none other than his uncle. The middle of the play, shows an increase of
Queen Gertrude and King Claudius have been pronounced husband and wife at the palace. The wedding was picturesque and Queen Gertrude looked stunning in her white dress. After the death of the pervious beloved king, the mourning is over and is replaced with the celebration of the newlyweds. In the words of our new king,” Although I still have fresh memories of my brother the elder Hamlet’s death, and though it was proper mourn him throughout the kingdom, life still goes on –“ so we should take this historical moment into good thoughts. The only downer at this wedding would be prince Hamlet, still wearing black while grieving his father. Hamlet’s sarcastic remarks declared at the wedding expresses that he does not approve of this wedding. What
As a teenager, Hamlet loses his father to murder, and this event triggers Hamlet to become depressed and hurt deeply. When Gertrude questions her son’s choice to wear all black, Hamlet responds, “For they are actions that a man might play. But I have that within which passeth show, These but the trappings and the suits of woe” telling his mother there is more grief inside him than can be reflected (1.2.87-89). Hamlet tells his mother that all the black clothing he wears, and all the sobbing he does is only a hint of the grief that lays inside of him after his father’s death, and she realizes soon how greatly the death is affecting her son. Gertrude begins to notice her son’s grief taking ahold of him as Hamlet begins to spiral into insanity. Gertrude tells Claudius, “I doubt it is no other but the main: His father’s death and our o'erhasty marriage” about Hamlet’s depression and mental state (2.2.59-60). Soon, family and friends begin to see in Hamlet the depression he is driven to because of his father’s death, and his mother’s hasty remarriage. Less than two months after the King of Denmark died, Gertrude wed Claudius, her late husband’s brother. This marriage caused the grief of Hamlet to spiral even more into rage and depression, as he could not do anything to fix all the problems with the royal family. Hamlet’s anger towards his mother’s remarriage and the death of his father intertwine, creating an even more vengeful young man, as he yells at his mother, “A bloody deed—almost as bad,good mother, as kill a king and marry with his brother” (3.4.34-35). Just trying to deal with the grief of his father’s death, the wedding added to the pressures of Hamlet’s teenage life, and the depression he was already
At the beginning of the play, the hamlet was presented as a troubled man in a deep depression. He was mourning the death of his father. He was very much astounded to comprehend how easily people have resumed their lives specifically his mother. In the first act of hamlet his mother and his uncle's question Hamlet's attitude about why he has not moved on from his father’s forfeiture and on the other hand hamlet was amazed to see the queen reaction; that she has recently lost her husband rather than grieving she got married to Claudius. Further, he was angry on how his mother can push him to move on and accept Claudius as the new king as she stated “Cast thy nighted color off, And let thine eye look like a friend on Denmark" (1.2.70-71). Hamlet feels that she completely portrayed betrayal and disloyalty towards his family; he believes that his father was a good husband, he states so loving to my mother that he might not beteem the winds of heaven visits her face too roughly.” (I.2.142-144).
Soon after the death of Hamlet’s father, Claudius, King Hamlet’s uncle, married Hamlet’s mom, Gertrude. Initial what bothered Hamlet most was the death of his father and the fact that his mother remarried so quickly. To Hamlet, it felt as if Gertrude did not fully pay her respects. However, after meeting and speaking with the ghost of his father, he learned the terrible truth. Claudius murdered the King to take the throne. Hamlet toys with the idea of suicide because it would be an easy way to end his problems.
The first thing to happen in Hamlet is his father’s death. This is where you begin to see Hamlet retreat away from everyone and back into his mind. His mother just adds to this. Hamlet’s mother (Gertrude) remarries two months after the death of Hamlet’s father (Hamlet), which is her husband. The man she remarries happens to be Hamlet’s uncle Claudius. When his mother remarries his uncle, it sends Hamlet even more into depression. This is when Hamlet begins to become completely lost. Due to Hamlet’s father passing away and his mother marrying his uncle so quickly, it sends Hamlet into a pit of depression (I, 2, 76-85). He begins to feel completely lost and detached from the world. He mopes around his castle(Elsinore).
In the tragedy play, Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the protagonist, Hamlet, is a young prince who struggles with his philosophy of life and death after the death of his father. His philosophy touches on loyalty, family, and the virtue of suffering. The prince has trouble coping with the pain of his father’s passing, as he also has to deal with its aftermath. The first problem Hamlet dealt with is of his mother, Gertrude, rapidly married Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius. Hamlet is appalled by this, seeing it as incestuous and starts to consider suicide as an alternative to cope with his problems. His strong angst toward the newly weds when Hamlet was visited by the ghost of his father and becomes aware that Claudius murdered his father. With this,