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wants his son to take revenge of his son by killing everybody involved


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influence of Renaissance, human characters with psychological complexity, even monarchs are given human emotions and can make mistakes, influence of Greek and Roman classics

new vision of life different from the Middle Age, new freedom for artists



written in around 1600

Elizabethan period


milestone in the development of reinassance drama

revenge tragedy


Ophelia, Polonius' daughter, Laertes' sister, innocence and fragility, extreme love for Hamlet, dual nature of women, fragile, naive, irrational: a typical girlsih character

Gertrude, Queen of Denmark, mother of Hamlet, King Claudius' wife, main representation of the dual nature of women

Hamlet, Getrude's son, nephew to the present king Claudius, relation with Ophelia, psycological complexity of Hamlet, revenge

Horatio, Hamlet's friend, Witnesses King Hamlet's gost, tells Hamlet's story, restoring his name


Hamlet's effort to avenge the murder of his father

Death as Leimotiv

Sexuality and incest

Characters' uncertainty


Main event: Gertrude is a religious woman and decides to become a Catholic nun after the death of her husband

Genre, Elisabethan Comedy, milestone of the Elisabethan love comedy

Background, Aesop's fables, many events with happy end

Characters, Hamlet, Hamlet is the King of Denmark, His wife is Ophelia, They are happy and have many children, Ophelia, Ophelia is the Queen of Denmark, She is a clever Queen and loves her husband, The Ghost, The Ghost is a "latin lover" and has many women, He loves the wife of Claudius, his brother, He is the main character, He lives with his family as a ghost and helps its members if necessary, Claudius, He loves his wife, He is a simple man

Plot, The gost has many women, The gost tries to seduce Gertrude when she is already a nun, All characters love something/someone (IOANNA'S UCHRONIA ATTEMPT), Some of the characters try to plot against others in the name of LOVE, Some others love things (houses, clothes) more than people, Finally some others die while risking their life in the name of love!

tragic revenge of prince hamlet by yucel tuzun


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not waits till he gathers every piece of information a rather jump-into-conclusion type of character which will prepare his tragic fall

kills claudius when he is praying for forgiveness

kills polonius when he is listening to gertrude and hmalet's talk in her royal chamber

kills gertrude in her royal chamber when she is trying to prove that she is not involved

he is deeply in love with ophelia

kills laertes in the fight right after ophelia's suicide

commits suicide after killing laertes as he now believes that ophelia is right in claiming gertrude innocent

doesnt know anything about the murder

the ghost

thinks that gertrude knows the murder

wants that hamlet succeed and become the new king with his wife ophelia


in love with claudius


in love with hamlet

owing to her father,polonius,knows that gertrude doesnt know anything as to the murder

commits suicide when she learns her love hamlet has killed his own innocent mum

hates her own father as he is involved in the regicide


learns the reality from ophelia but does not back up hamlet in his revenge attempt

thinks that claudius will honour his father and himself by giving thme the title of sir

seeks power and wealth