Slides in this set
· "The single characteristic of Hamlet's innermost
nature is by no means irresolution or hesitation or
any form of weakness, but rather the strong
conflux of contending forces"
· Paraphrased: A characteristic of Hamlet's
innermost nature is not irresolution or hesitation,
but a desire to prove an argument right and the
struggle to overcome dangers.…read more
· Hamlet is, through the whole play, rather an
instrument than an agent.
· he makes no attempt to punish Claudius, and
his death is at last effected by an incident
which Hamlet has no part in producing…read more
· Paraphrase: Shakespeare seems to have
wished to exemplify the moral necessity of
balance between our senses and our minds. In
Hamlet, this balance seems disturbed; his
thoughts and imagination are far more vivid
than his actual perceptions.
· Hamlet is obliged to act on the spur of the