Hamlet Essay | Major Themes in Hamlet

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Major Themes in Hamlet

Summary: William Shakespeare's tragedy "Hamlet" includes three tragic themes, supported by the rash decisions of characters that cause the downfall of themselves and other characters in the play. These themes -- "appearance versus reality," "the poisoned kingdom," and "Denmark's foil factor," add action, interest, suspense, and drama to the play.
William Shakespeare penned a suspenseful, yet, tragic play called Hamlet. In the play Hamlet, a young scholar must avenge his noble father's suspicious death. The young scholar, Prince Hamlet, makes a promise to his father's ghost, which ultimately cases his tragic downfall. A lot of characters in this play make rash decisions that cause the downfalls of other characters and their own that support several significant themes. William Shakespeare included three tragic themes that add action, interest, suspense, and drama to the play. These bushel of very auspicious themes are: "appearance vs. reality," "The poisoned kingdom," and "Denmark's foil factor."

The "appearance vs. reality" theme added suspense and drama by creating multidimensional characters and scenes, which make the play more interesting. Initially, at the beginning of the play Claudius seems to love Hamlet, but in reality Claudius feared his nephew. Claudius would not let his nephew...

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