Hamlet's Relationship With Hamlet

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William Shakespeare is one of the most phenomenal English poets, dramatist and actors of all time. Most of his creations has been translated into modern day English and are still greatly appreciated by numerous individuals around the world. Unfortunately, Shakespeare passed away on April 23 1616, at the age of 52. One of his greatest playwright’s he wrote was Hamlet. It was written between 1599–1601 and published in quarto edition in 1603.Throughout the play, the protagonist Hamlet finds himself tangled in loads of tragedies. Some of Hamlet’s complications include the death of his father “King Hamlet,” and his mother’s quick marriage to his uncle “Claudius” not so long after his father’s death. In addition, his relationship with Ophelia and…show more content…
There are more raise to questions than answer about her thought out the play. Her relationship with Hamlet; seems to change significantly after the death of her former husband King Hamlet. What upsets Hamlet the most, is that she married Claudius shortly after his father’s death. Hamlet does not take anytime showing his emotions about it, stating “she married. O, most wicked speed, to post with such dexterity to incestuous sheets! It is not, nor it cannot come to good. But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue.” (1.2.161-164). Hamlet continues to act cowardly by blaming everything on his mother, even though back in this time women were not permitted to make their own decisions. This possibly mean she had no control in getting married to Hamlet’s uncle Claudius, who is mainly the person to blame for majority of the conflicts. Hamlet additionally describes his mother by saying “O most pernicious woman!” (1.5.105-106). Meaning that he is calling her evil and despises her, therefore gets the feeling that all women are the same. This definitely has a major effect on his perception of females in his civilization. Under all the madness; Hamlet fails to realize that his mother truly loves…show more content…
Hamlet’s greatest weakness ultimately leads to his demise, as he is not able to fight past his cowardice and evade his tragedies. The greatest example of this is displayed when Hamlet is stubbornly patient about the avenging of his father. His failure causes him to go crazy as he is slapped in the face by his own cowardice. Hamlet also misses out on a chance of love, letting the unfaithful marriage of his mother cloud his judgement, and ruin his view of all women. Hamlet receives some satisfaction in the end, but only after the death of his mother. This leads again to the realization that Hamlet is a cowardly, if he had taken quick action he may have been able to avoid all the tragedies that had befallen
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