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Hamlet by Mind Map: Hamlet
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Hamlet

Hamlet's friend

Sexuality and incest

Hamlet's effort to avenge the murder of his father

Time

influence of Renaissance

human characters with psycologically 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

Background

Ur-Hamlet

written in around 1600

Elisabethan period

Genre

milestone in the development of reinassance drama

revenge tragedy

Characters

Ophelia

Polonius' daughter

Laertes' sister

innocence and fragility

extreme love for Hamlet, main representation of the dual nature of women

dual nature of women

Gertrude

Queen of Denmark

mother of Hamlet

King Claudius' wife

Hamlet

Getrude's son

psycological complexity of Hamlet

nephew to the present king Claudius

relation with Ophelia

revenge

Horatio

Witnesses King Hamlet's gost

tells Hamlet's story, restoring his name

sembolizes friendship,confidence

Plot

Death as Leimotiv

Characters' uncertainty