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  • King And Queen Of Denmark
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    Ophelia, Ophelia: Queen of Denmark O, I've always dreamed of one day becoming the Queen of Denmark. Yes, you heard me right, the Queen of Denmark. It wasn't supposed to end up this way you know. I loved Hamlet, honestly, I did! I wanted to marry him, but he was weak. Plus, I was not about to lose my chance at becoming a princess. That was my life long dream, and nothing was going to get in my way. Not even love. How naive everyone was. Don't ever underestimate the quiet ones! Hamlet turned on me...
  • Hamlet A Nobleman Of Denmark
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    Hamlet - Ghost The presence of the apparition in the opening scene of William Shakespeare " hamlet sets a macabre and eerie tone while emitting and foreshadowing a theme of death. In addition to the death theme the presence of the ghost illuminates on the mystery surrounding the death of Hamlet's father, the King of Denmark. Often in literature the presence of a ghost indicates something left unresolved. In this case, the death of Hamlets father is the unresolved event as well the revenge necess...
  • Hamlet's Qualities Of Love And Loyalty
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    Hamlet: A Man of Many Qualities Tanya TugwoodHamlet is a man of many different qualities and he reveals only certain qualities to certain people. Hamlet draws his audience, the reader, into noticing the different qualities that he has. His qualities are shown through his conversations with other characters as well as through his soliloquies. These words of wisdom and help to distinguish how Hamlet feels about each other character that he encounters. The phrases and speeches that Hamlet addresses...
  • Hamlet And Horatio
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    Horatio, The One True Friend William Shakespeare wrote about a distraught prince trying to avenge the wrongful death of his father while all his faith in honesty and the good of man was nearly destroyed. In his play Hamlet, Hamlet is the prince and he is the one who would have lost all his faith in the good of man had it not been for his loyal friend Horatio. Many critics say that Horatio did not play such an important role in the tragedy, that he merely was the informant for the audience and th...
  • Hamlet Bloody Carnage And Poetic Justice
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    When an event occurred and more than one individual witnesses it, those people that witness the event can tell what happen in more than one way. This is because everyone has a different perception at what occurred. This is also true in Shakespeare's Hamlet. A character that viewed the end of Hamlet as bloody carnage is Horatio. When Fortinbras and the Ambassadors enter and see the dead bodies Horatio tells them about the bloody and unnatural acts of slaughter that happened (V. ii. 350-354). Laer...
  • King Of Denmark Hamlet
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    Short Story The True Story Of Hamlet " Who's there?" said Bernardo the watchmen " it is I, Francisco here to relieve you". it sure is cold and creepy out tonight, where is Horatio he is late?" Gentlemen how are you tonight?" asked Horatio The guards replied at the same instant, "fine" "Good night and stay warm" said Francisco Shortly there after Marcellus arrives and they see a ghostlike figure in the distance and Bernardo is positive it was the late great king of Denmark. Horatio quickly agrees...
  • Love And Loyalty In Hamlet
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    Love and Loyalty in Hamlet Love is a very powerful theme in Hamlet. Hamlets love was mainly driven by revenge of his fathers murder. Hamlet is too confused and shocked after his mother married his own uncle two month after his fathers death. Different feelings overflow Hamlets sole. Hamlets revenge is successful, but very costly. Hamlet had paid his revenge with his treasured Ophelia, his friend, and his own life. His love for Ophelia is dispersed. It can be seen as the reflection of the true lo...
  • Hamlet And Horatio Characters
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    Foils A character that might parallel yet contrast another is said to be a foil. A foil is used to clarify character traits as well as issues in stories and plays. An example of this would be Iago and Othello from the Shakespeare play Othello. Othello is a trustworthy and upstanding individual who has a slight problem as far as spontaneity is concerned. Iago, on the other hand, is deceptive and manipulative, but Iago thinks things out thoroughly. Shakespeare uses these two characters against eac...
  • Horatios Role In The Play Hamlet
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    Horatios role in the play Hamlet, which was written by William Shakespeare, is extremely important. In the first place, Horatio was the person who told Hamlet about the ghost. He also had the job of watching Claudius while the play was going on in order to see if he showed his guilt. Lastly, at the end of the play, Horatio had to tell everyone the truth about Hamlet. Hamlet could not do it himself because he died along with eight other characters. Hamlet would never have known about the ghost of...
  • Friendship Between Hamlet And Horatio
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    In the play Hamlet, William Shakespeare uses the characters of Laertes and Horatio as foils to the tragic figure of Hamlet. Because Hamlet's character is in contrast to them, he becomes more vivid for the reader. In the lawless and poisonous "unheeded garden", that is the court of Denmark, it seems to Prince Hamlet that an educated, thoughtful, just and morally upright person can set things right only by sacrificing his own life. In order to rescue his country from the evil corruption caused by ...
  • Tragedy Of Hamlet
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    Hamlet was a person, who was born before his time. Hamlet was civilized before even today's standards. He is a person who demonstrated humanity at its utmost. The combination of this and everyone's cruelty around him would prove to be his fatal tragedy. Hamlet was a person who believed in honor. He felt that every man was in the end the same. It made no difference how much money a person had or his status, in the end everybody dies and he is nothing but food for maggots and worms. Hamlet said wh...
  • Horatio's Trustworthiness
    800 words
    Horatio is the one significant character at the end of the play, chosen to reveal to the world the real "story" (V. ii. 302) of the events in and around the Danish court. This last demand of the tragic hero implies the view of Horatio as a man of moral integrity and honesty. This thought is also based on some of his replies to the protagonist. "I came to see your father's funeral" (I. ii. 176) is the direct and clear answer to Hamlet's question about the reason for his visit. And again in the la...
  • Hamlet's Coming Madness
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    Haste me to know't, that I with wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love May sweep to to my revenge. This is Hamlet's immediate statement of revenge upon learning from the Ghost that his father's death was the result of murder. Hamlet's immediate reaction to the demands of revenge is that he will act upon it with the proverbial speed of thought. The irony is that Hamlet does not revenge with any speed. But it is worth noting that Hamlet uses the term meditation which to me seems anti...

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