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Hamlet: Atmosphere in Act 1 Scene1

Summary: Analyzes the play, Hamlet, by William Shakespeare. Discusses Shakespeare's creation of atmosphere in Act I, Scene I of the play. Explores his use of literary devices.
In the opening scene, the characters consist of Barnardo, Marcellus and Francisco of which are all soldiers/sentinels, Horatio who is a friend of Prince Hamlet and last but not least, the most terrifying of all if it can be called a character, is the Ghost which is said to be the Ghost of Hamlet (lately King of Denmark).

Before the opening scene begins, it is written `Enter Francisco and Barnardo, two sentinels', we immediately get the impression that something important is about to happen which is why there are soldiers or is about to happen because a soldiers role is to serve the king and its nation, therefore if one hears of soldiers we immediately assume that something big is going to happen or are reporting something that has happened.

Barnardo starts the scene by asking `Who's there"', he starts of with a...

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