Hamlet: Hamlet And Laertes Seek Revenge For The Death Of Their Fathers



In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare Two of the character's
fathers are brutishly murdered. The first murdered character is King
Hamlet who is supposed to be revenge by his son prince Hamlet. The second
murder is Polonius who is supposed to be revenged by his son Laertes. Both
Prince Hamlet and Laertes go to seek revenge for the death of fathers,
however they will each use different methods to accomplish their deeds.

Prince Hamlet has a meeting with the dead ghost of his father King
Hamlet. King Hamlet's ghost reveals to his son, his murder by his brother
Claudius. Hamlet is informed by his father that he needs to be avenged by
the death of his brother Claudius. By this time ...

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that he has done nothing yet to
avenge his father. Hamlet says " But am I Pigeon-livered and lack gall / To
make oppression bitter, or ere this / I should ha' fatted all the region
kites / With this slave's offal. Bloody, bawdy villain! ( Act II scene 2
page 84 line 577- 580 ). During the play Hamlet watches is uncle Claudius
to see his reaction when the actors perform the murder scene. Hamlet plan
works his uncle throws a fit and runs out the room, where Hamlet goes after
him. When Hamlet catches up to his uncle his uncle is kneeling down praying,
and Hamlet pulls out his sword and gets ready to kill him. But all the
sudden Hamlet changes his mind because if he kills his uncle while he's
praying he will go to heaven, and Hamlet wants him to go to hell. So
hamlet postpones the execution of his uncle. The next confrontation does
not happen till the end of the book when Hamlet escapes from his uncle's
ill murder attempt on his life. Hamlet later sword fences with Laertes.
All ...

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