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Hamlet

In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare Two of the character's fathers are brutishly murdered. The first murdered character is KingHamlet who is supposed to be revenge by his son prince Hamlet. Thesecond murder is Polonius who is supposed to be revenged by his sonLaertes. Both Prince Hamlet and Laertes go to seek revenge for thedeath of fathers, however they will each use different methods toaccomplish their deeds.Prince Hamlet has a meeting with the dead ghost of his father KingHamlet. King Hamlet's ghost reveals to his son, his murder by hisbrother Claudius. Hamlet is informed by his father that he needs to beavenged by the death of his brother Claudius. By this time Claudius hasalready ascended the throne, and married Hamlet's mother QueenGertrude. Hamlet decides to take a passive approach to avenge hisfather. Hamlet first decides to act abnormal which does not accomplishmuch besides warning his uncle that he might know he killed his father. Later in the play a troop of actors come to act out a play, and Hamlet has them reenact the murder of is father in front of his uncleClaudius. The actors murder scene also make Hamlet question himselfabout the fact that he has done nothing yet to avenge his father. Hamletsays " But am I Pigeon-livered and lack gall / To make oppressionbitter, or ere this / I should ha' fatted all the region kites / Withthis slave's offal. Bloody, bawdy villain! ( Act II scene 2 page 84line 577- 580 ). During the play Hamlet watches is uncle Claudius tosee his reaction when the actors perform the murder scene. Hamlet planworks his uncle throws a fit and runs out the room, where Hamlet goesafter him. When Hamlet catches up to his uncle his uncle is kneelingdown praying, and Hamlet pulls out his sword and gets ready to killhim. But all the sudden Hamlet changes his mind because if he kills hisuncle while he's praying he will go to heaven, and Hamlet wants him togo to hell. So hamlet postpones the e...

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