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Themes of Death and Fate in "Hamlet"

Summary: Death is a continual theme in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," and Hamlet struggles not with the specter of death, but what will follow death. The acceptance of death can bring about personal serenity, Hamlet learns.
The William Shakespeare play "Hamlet" explores many different issues, one of which is death.

Hamlet persistently raises the specter of death, through the use of images of death in his language and through the typically tragic end in which the protagonists dies, who also causing the death of many others. It is fair to state that death is inevitable in the play, especially for Hamlet, who himself admits, `All that lives must die'. It is he who poignantly confronts the concept of death and he often talks about the issue to himself.

Ultimately, he does seem to reach some kind of acceptance of his fate, but this comes after a great inner struggle. Hamlet reminds us that death is inevitable, however he also acknowledges that acceptance of this fact is not always easy.

In one sense, Hamlet seems to have an all too...

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