Hamlet Essays

College

Hamlet

William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is widely regarded as one of the English language’s greatest plays. It captures the attention of audiences like few other plays can, and it has held their attention for over...

College

Hamlet

Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be” speech in 3.1.56-90 of William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is perhaps the most famous section of dialogue in the English language. It has been quoted an innumerable number of times in all...

12th Grade

Hamlet

In it’s traditional sense, the natural world can serve to act as the utter antithesis of the man-made human world. It is possible to consider them to both be their own microcosms, circulating in their own introspective cycles, however, it may be...

College

Hamlet

Recurring physiological manifestations of sin and madness as illness are crucial in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. They frame the state of Denmark as a sick body, with Hamlet chasing a virus, attempting to eradicate it before the body keels over. As the...

12th Grade

Hamlet

“When we make a decision we are ‘killing’ our options[...]We are choosing to decide and this feels like a loss.” Business coach Andrew Cussons gave this explanation for “Why People Struggle to Make Decisions.” Shakespeare’s Hamlet heavily preys on...