Soliloquy Analysis of Hamlet

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"Soliloquy” is used for character revelation, by which the dramatist conveys the secret thoughts and/or intentions of the character, to the audience or the reader of the drama, but preserves their secrecy from the other characters of that drama. Shakespeare's soliloquies are projected for the same. In the first soliloquy, Hamlet expresses his pain for his father’s death and his unhappiness towards his mother marrying his uncle, within such a short time of his father’s death. Hamlet expresses his bitter feelings against the disloyalty of his own mother in particular and womanhood in general. he expresses his sourness against the treachery of his uncle. Critics suggest that the first soliloquy is an outline of the coming tragedy of Hamlet's life. In the second soliloquy, Hamlet appears to be a man of decision. When the Ghost discloses the secrets of King Hamlet's murder, Hamlet decides to take revenge. he puts on a mask of madness to mislead the world. In the Third Soliloquy Hamlet appears more determined. According to certain critics this soliloquy has a great importance because it reveals Hamlet’s rational mind, as he puts Claudius to test by enacting a play. The Fourth soliloquy is the most famous and essential, And is considered as a pioneer in English literature. Here Hamlet enters with a dilemma: “To be or not to be”. Hamlet outlines a long list of the miseries, and asks who would choose to bear those miseries if he could choose to die. Hamlet goes on to describe miseries, specifically his disgust at his mother’s marriage. He thinks for a while that death may end all the troubles of life. But then he is unsure o the consequences of death. The speculative nature of Hamlet is more apparent through this soliloquy, which is the real cause of his tragedy. In The fifth soliloquy hamlet prepares for his conversation with his mother. Hamlet decides his

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