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This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Hamlet's 'Dram of Evil' Speech in "Hamlet".
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Hamlet's 'Dram of Evil' Speech in "Hamlet"

Summary: Essay discusses Hamlet's 'Dram of Evil' speech in Shakespeare's "Hamlet."

Hamlet's "Dram of evil" speech is of special interest and importance, as it explores the problem of good and evil (the basic problem of tragedy) and may well provide the key to the Hamlet mystery. Hamlet provides three possible answers to the problem of evil - three reasons why there may be present "some vicous mole of nature" which may lead to general censure and downfall. The first is inherited conditions of an individual, the second of his answers is the imbalance of the body's natural fluids which leads to character imperfections, and the third answer to the question of evil proposed by Hamlet in this speech is the excesses of drink and debauchery that causes individuals to disgrace themselves and the honor of their families. Such excess leads to Hamlet's "Dram of evil" speech in the first place. Hamlet's reflective speech is...

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