The Question and Answer section for Hamlet is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
For Shakespeare the three unities of time, place and action are a featured in two of Shakespeare's plays. The most classic example is one of his first and that is the Comedy of Errors. The other is among the last of his plays, the Tempest.
What is the role of theater within Hamlet? What is the purpose of the Hecuba speech, the play-within-the-play, and Hamlet's advice to actors? What practical purposes do theatrical moments serve in the plot? What symbolic purposes do they serve? Does th
These are intrresting questions but much too detailed for this short answer forum space.
The corruption in Denmark is compared to a plague-like sickness that spreads and reeks of corruption,
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark....Fie on ’t, ah fie! 'Tis an unweeded garden That grows to seed. Things rank and gross in nature ...