The Importance Of Hamlet

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Shakespeare’s plays were written in the 14th and 15th century in England, yet until this day it still has a huge influence on American English class. Why? Well because Shakespeare has a universal appeal with a rich language, complex characters with a theme that is timeless. Shakespeare should be taught more, one play per semester because it is part of American literature culture, it challenges students reading levels and as it expands students vocabulary and enriches their speaking. Shakespeare plays are relevant today as the themes of the plays involved what teenagers like and experience such as love, betrayal, courage,politics and corruption.The themes can be set in such basic forms that the plays are universal and timeless, it can set in…show more content…
Because Hamlet is a play that idealistic as it deals with the issues of what it is like to be a human being.Hamlet is a young man who is forced to accept his brutal fate due to cruel human behavior.His emotional and internal struggle with himself is what many teenagers deal with as they mature and try to find themselves. Hamlet is also dealing with the his mother second marriage and him having a stepfather. Today the rate of blended family is increases according to KSL of all remarriages sixty five percent of them involves a children from previous marriages.In 2011 alone fourthy six pereecent of marrages invoved stepfamily. Tennagers can connect with hamlet anger with his mother remarrage and the hardship,betrayal and sadness he feels.When hamlet returned there was a huge tension between hamlet and his mother and stepfather.In act 1 scene 2 Soliloquy Hamlet cries out saying how wonderful his father was and how his mother should be ashamed of herself “ on’t–Frailty, thy name is woman...My father’s brother, but no more like my father/Than I to Hercules” Hamlet express his hostility…show more content…
Studying literature helps people have logical conclusion by developing critical analyzing skill. Shakespeare is one of the most influential people in literature so it is very important to read Shakespeare because students need to know where modern day literature is mostly influenced by so there can be a better appreciation for modern
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