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Hamlet Soliloquy Essay Shakespeares Hamlet revolves around the complex character Hamlet and his duty to take revenge for his fathers murder This leads Hamlet a philosopher not a killer to search deep within himself for the solution to his plight Shakespeare utilizes soliloquies in order to show the audience the true feelings of Hamlet His lengthy soliloquies put forth the raw emotions and thoughts of Hamlet allowing the audience to further understand his character Each soliloquy each slightly different proclaim Hamlets inner conflicts and his reasons for delaying his task Hamlets first soliloquy reveals his thoughts and feelings that are the basis of his actions later on His inner conflicts concerning his hatred for his mothers incestuous marriage to his uncle his depressive mood and his great reverence for his father are revealed in this speech Each aspect of this soliloquy shows the central and conflicting part in Hamlets task While he hates Claudius and immensely idolizes his father Hamlet will be plagued by his moral and ethical logic thus taking no action In the beginning lines of this soliloquy Hamlet is already considering suicide O that this too too solid flesh would melt Or that the Everlasting had not fixed His canon gainst self-slaughter O God O God How weary stale flat and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world I ii 129-134 Through these lines it is obvious that Hamlet is in the midst of a deep depression He has no control over the uses of the world Hamlet compares Denmark to an unweeded garden to symbolize the corruption within his country that is seeded within Claudius and his incestuous marriage to Gertrude Hamlet goes on to compare his father to Claudius and comment on the relationship between King Hamlet and Gertrude So excellent a King that was to this Hyperion to a satyr so loving to my mother That he might not beteem the winds of heaven Visit
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