Calling to question if he truly would have avenged his father or if the last scene was more to avenge his mother. The ghost had he must be avenged with the death of his murder but one can not truly be sure if this will let his soul rest when the murder was not done for him. In conclusion, multiple insistences in the play propel the belief that Hamlet is neither fit nor ready for the tasks given to him. He is extremely weak willed and his greatest flaw is that he over thinks things, together this creates an unstable character, to go against Old King Hamlet his son was not ready to take on such a ask and should have chosen another.
Hamlet questions what may or may not happen however Laertes just wants the revenge fast and effective. Although these characters have different standards when it comes to revenge, they both immediately blamed and directed their anger towards Claudius when they found out their father’s were dead. Hamlet’s reason to blame Claudius is simply because he is his father’s murderer. In 1.5 while Hamlet is talking to the ghost of his father he says, “Haste me to know ’t, that I, with wings as swift/As meditation or the thoughts of love/May sweep to my revenge” (Shakespeare 1.5.31-33). At first is seems as if Hamlet would seek revenge right away because he seems eager to find out who the killer is and when he does find out he says he knew it was Claudius all along.
Hamlet greatly disapproves of the hasty marriage and suspects foul play. His suspicions are confirmed when the ghost of his father appears and tells him that Claudius murdered him. Hamlet’s father asks him to take revenge upon Claudius, and soon everything takes a drastic change. The courses of revenge throughout Hamlet surround each character with corruption, obsession, and fatality. Throughout Hamlet, Shakespeare uses the characters’ revenge
This is an intense conflict and because of that is is one of the dominant objects that drive the actions in the play. The conflict is that Hamlet wants to kill Claudius when he learns from the Ghost that Claudius killed his father (Shakespeare, 39). Claudius wants Hamlet to be dead and/or out of Denmark because Claudius knows that Hamlet understands what he has done. Claudius
Two of the main revenge plots within the play are Hamlet 's aim to avenge his father’s death by killing his uncle, Claudius, and Laertes ' aim to avenge the murder of his father by killing Hamlet. These two revenge plots play a major role in presenting to the audience the theme of revenge. But, the audience may not realize that within the play, Hamlet’s quest for justice gets lost in his quest for revenge. The justice
At the beginning of the play, Hamlet is unsure if he should seek revenge because he is not able to differentiate between appearance and reality. However, by the end of the play, Hamlet has realized that it is his fate to kill Claudius and seek revenge for the murder of his father. Also, Hamlet has found a deeper understanding of providence and realizes that the reality of his life is to avenge the death of his father. Works Cited DiYanni, Robert, Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry and Drama. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.
Although this is deeply rooted in his character, his obsessive thoughts are a product of continuous grieving. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Hamlet learns from a ghost of his father’s brutal murder. Hamlet weeps and plans to take action but doesn’t deliver. Instead he plots his revenge and waits for the perfect moment to avenge King Hamlet. The ghost of Hamlet’s father influences Hamlet to seek revenge who would otherwise contemplate the subject to death, GHOST: Revenge his foul murder and most unnatural murder.
Another thing the plays have in common is that they both have characters that seem to go mad and lose... ... middle of paper ... ...r. Hamlet, on the other hand, thinks things through and has worries and hesitations about what the right thing would be. They both die but Hamlet dies respectably avenging his father’s death, while Macbeth kills many people to get what he wants. Macbeth and Hamlet both start out the same with supernatural occurrences and end the same with a lot of blood and death. They have many things in common such as all of the bloodshed and craziness, but the main characters have different purposes. Hamlet killed for revenge while Macbeth only killed for power and greed.
Laertes is looking to seek revenge on Hamlet for killing his father and eventually his sister later in the play. "I dare damnation. To this point I stand, that both the worlds I give to negligence, let come what comes, only I 'll be reveng 'd Most throughly for my father." (4.5.132-135). Laertes is very different in the way he is going about seeking revenge, he is willing to kill any and everybody with no hesitation to revenge his father’s death unlike Hamlet, who is contemplating throughout the play on if he should or shouldn’t kill the necessary people in order to seek revenge.
Throughout the play readers will realize Shakespeare’s creativness to use vengeance, death and insanity to emotionally drive his characters to their death or to their prosperity. The theme takes an early shape in this play almost as soon as the play starts with Hamlet’s father would enter the scene as a ghost telling Hamlet how he was murdered by his brother Claudius. The ghost will ask Hamlet if he would murder Claudius to justify his death and Hamlet would answer without reasoning or thought he would accept this challenge. As the theme is unfolding Shakespeare introduce to us characters better known as foils. A foil is a character who is usually a complete contrast to the main character to highlight their features ... ... middle of paper ... ...es landing a blow on Laertes killing him, he then feels the poison act upon his body and quickly work his way to the King swiftly raising the dagger and executes him.