This hub dwells on the question as to whether Hamlet's madness is real or feigned. Some critics, Hamlet's madness is real while others opine it is not. Which one is correct, read this hub from top to bottom.
Samuel Johnson's views are colored by the critical creed of his time, the rules of neo-classicism. In his "Preface", He firstly considers the excellence of Shakespeare, then turns to his defects.
Learn about Shakespeare's use of the oxymoron in his works. From Romeo and Juliet, to Hamlet, to Macbeth and more, The Bard used a lot of oxymora!
Is Claudius a good king? In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', is Claudius a careful ruler, a good king and loving husband, or is he a hateful, lying villain? “Claudius makes a good king. He is a careful ruler and a loving husband, providing stability for his country and his wife” “Murderer of the...
Shakespearean Comedy is a kind of romantic comedy, which ends on a happy note through a matrimonial relationship between various characters. Marriage plays a vital role in a typical Shakespearean comedy. Any comedy, which follows the pattern of comedy modeled by Shakespeare in his comedies, would...
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language
Procrastination or delay plays an important role in Hamlet. It was all due to procrastination of Hamlet that he could not kill Claudius while he was praying. Procrastination hinders Hamlet's actions.
An article addressing the question " Is Lady Macbeth the Fourth Witch in Macbeth?", pointing out how the question is wrong on multiple levels.
Does Gertrude know that Claudius killed Hamlet's father? In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', is there any evidence of Gertrude's guilt, in connection with the death of her husband? Or did she know of Claudius's guilt? No, it seems not. Indeed, there is evidence, in Gertrude’s behaviour, and her words,...
This hub dwells upon the summary of Hamlet. Great care has been taken to cover more in less words. Thus, it will give you an exact summary of Hamlet when compared with summaries of Hamlet by others.