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Essay | Hamlet: Shakespeare's Play Vs. the Movie

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Hamlet.
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Hamlet: Shakespeare's Play Vs. the Movie

Summary: Essay provides a comparison of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" to the film of "Hamlet."
"Literature is what everyone wants to have read but no one wants to read"; never mind asking the average viewer to devote four hours of their schedule to watch that same piece of literature unfold before them on film. That's too real. Visual images of a story lacking today's glorified attributes of high-tech special affects, fast cars and beautiful women is less than appealing to some. It can be equally painstaking as reading a story laced with old English and out-dated humor. Shakespeare's Hamlet bears no exception to this theory. Or does it? Proof that this difficulty can be overcome is given to viewers by simply watching Kenneth Branagh's full length feature film, "Hamlet." After witnessing this art, viewers can throw away all the theories on how movies based on literature are supposed to be.

Kenneth Branagh plays a duel role in this film...

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This section contains 1,114 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on Hamlet: Shakespeare's Play Vs. the Movie
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