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Essay | Guildenstern's Speech

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Guildenstern's Speech.
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Guildenstern's Speech

Summary: Describes Guildenstern's role in Hamlet.
I was summoned to Elsinore to "glean what afflicts" Hamlet as I was by the King and queen told that "there aren't two people living whom he dotes on more."

Hamlet greeted Rosencrantz and I very warmly calling us his "excellent good friends." Later on however, his attitude towards us changed and he referred to us as spies. The King requested that I escort him to England where he would be executed, as the letter read.

I feel that I have been presented by Shakespeare very differently as opposed to Stoppard. In Hamlet, I follow strict directions from the King in which the audience know not what I am thinking and feeling, only what must be set out to achieve. I feel Rosencrantz and I are "pawns on the chessboard of life." I appear momentarily as the King requires me.

In Hamlet, I have been presented in such...

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