Hamlet Essay

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Two Revenges in Hamlet In the play ‘Hamlet’, written by William Shakespeare, tell the readers a story about revenge. Three young men – Hamlet, Laertes and Fortinbras – are young men whose fathers have been killed, and not by an accident. They are trying to take revenge and kill the murderer. However, none of them has the same actions about how to revenge and express their emotions. Hamlet is trying to act like an insane person because of his dear father’s death and his mother’s remarriage in two months after his father died. In contrast, Laertes’ action seems more reasonable: after both his father and his sister died, he blames Hamlet and sets a duel between Hamlet and him. After all, Laertes’ behavior after his family’s death is more effective than Hamlet’s. Hamlet is the son of the dead king and the Queen. At first, everyone believes that the Great Hamlet King is dead because he gets bitten by a snake. However, after a midnight talk between Hamlet and the dead King’s ghost, Hamlet learns that the present King, Claudius, is the one who poisoned his father. After the talk, he becomes a little crazy, because he wants to revenge for his father: Chen 2 Sleeping within my orchard, My custom always of the afternoon, Upon my secure hour thy uncle stole, With juice of cursed hebenon in a vial, And in the porches of my ears did pour The leperous distilment; whose effect Holds such an enmity with blood of man That swift as quicksilver it courses through The natural gates and alleys of the body, And with a sudden vigour doth posset And curd, like eager droppings into milk, The thin and wholesome blood: so did it mine; And a most instant tetter bark'd about, Most lazar-like, with vile and loathsome crust, All my smooth body. Thus was I, sleeping, by a brother's hand Of life, of crown, of queen, at once dispatch'd: Cut off even in the

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