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Hamlet as Shakespearean Tragedy

Summary: Shakespeare differs from definitions of tragedy as much as he conforms to them. Through the structure of the play, its convention, themes and character, Shakespeare crafted a tragedy subtle and complex, with as many different meanings, as there are interpretations to fit them.

Hamlet has been described as Shakespearean Tragedy: how does your understanding of the plays structure, conventions, themes and characters support such a description"

The very title of `The tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark' defines Shakespeare's `Hamlet' as a tragedy. It is however uniquely Shakespearean. Shakespeare differs from definitions of tragedy as much as he conforms to them. Through the structure of the play, its convention, themes and character, Shakespeare crafted a tragedy subtle and complex, with as many different meanings, as there are interpretations to fit them. These parts of the play are inextricably linked each supporting the other, just as the plural plot of `Hamlet', each would make sense, without being wholly meaningful.

The extent to which Shakespeare conforms to or deviates from classical, and contempory definitions of tragedy helps to determine to what extent Hamlet can be defined as `Shakespearean Tragedy' as opposed to Aristotelian...

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