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Hamlet by William Shakespeare is the play of a son Hamlet who seeks revenge for his fathers death cause by his uncle The readers of this play are inclined to await for Hamlet to seek his revenge Due to the circumstances Hamlet is inclined to feel lonely and asks if there is an after life This is said through his sililoque in Act 3 Scene 1 To be or not to be that is the question Be all my sins rememberd ll 64-98 This silioque tends to give its readers a feeling of suicide and to be empathetic towards the speaker In the sililoque To be or not to be Hamlet wonders whether it is better to live with misery or die with uncertainty Life is nothing but suffering and enduring fortunes unfair blows Suicide is the ultimate defense against lifes troubles Suicide offers peaceful sleep but what dreams may interrupt that sleep Hamlet is afraid of the uncertain afterlife and those unknown nightmares that may be in store Death offers peace but the dreaded unknown makes men too cowardly to commit suicide Hamlet expresses a longing for an escape from this world to an another It seems as if he fears that he has sinned because in the last lines he asks Ophelia to pray for him that all his sins be remembered by her This sililoque conveys a truthful message to its readers of how a mans nature is Hamlet tends to feel this way due to his fathers death his mother remarrying within a month of his fathers death to his uncle whom is the King now He also is Hamlets fathers murderer To begin this sililoque Hamlet uses the support of a question Then he answers by stating a few facts about his question Hamlets uses a repitition of negative words such as suffer l 65 sling l 66 troubles l 67 heart-ache l 70 whips and scorns
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