Hamlet Essay | The Fourth Soliloquy of Shakespeare's Hamlet

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The Fourth Soliloquy of Shakespeare's Hamlet

Summary: Analyzes the William Shakespeare tragic play, Hamlet. Explores how Shakespeare uses Hamlet's numerous soliloquies to include the audience in his thought processes. Argues that Hamlet's fourth soliloquy is the most important in the play.
Shakespeare portrays Hamlet to be a very emotional yet inactive character in the first few scenes of the play. In Hamlet's numerous soliloquies the audience is included in his thought processes. Shakespeare shows us a side of Hamlet that could not be shown through his actions and dialog alone. In Hamlet's fourth soliloquy the audience sees a man that has finally left behind his previous state of inaction and started to near taking revenge on his enemies. Because of this, the fourth soliloquy is the most important of the first four soliloquies in the play.

Hamlet's fourth soliloquy occurs after Hamlet asks one of the actors to continue a speech that he had once heard from him. The speech was about the death of the king of Troy and his queen, Hecuba. This soliloquy is important because the brutality of Pyrrhus, the man that...

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