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The Ghost in Hamlet

Summary: Discusses the William Shakespeare play, Hamlet. Explores the importance of the ghost in Hamlet. Maintains that although the ghost's visits are often very short, it provides a great deal of information about both Hamlet and the overall plot.
Shakespeare is the epitome of linguistic energy. Consequently, through its diction and famous soliloquies, Hamlet defines the meaning of great literature. However, the majority of praise that Hamlet receives is in thanks to the tremendous character of the ghost of Hamlet I. This ghost is responsible for affecting the most intricate of characters (i.e. Hamlet II), complex scenes and an unbelievable atmosphere. More importantly, it is not always what the ghost says but rather what he does that makes this tragedy so spectacular.

In the beginning of Hamlet, we discover that the King of Denmark has passed away and the brother of the King (Claudius) has taken the throne and married the Queen. Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark and the son of the late King, is in utter despair with his new situation.

"O, that this too, too sullied flesh would melt, Thaw, and resolve...

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