Sunday, March 24, 2019

Depression in Hamlet Essay -- William Shakespeare

In the dramatist hamlet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet often shows many signs of depression. It is argued whether he is set on the act, or if he is actually severely depressed. I look at after the death of his father, Hamlet becomes very emotionally unstable. Three things expunge Hamlet, the death of his father, the remarriage of his mother, and Ophelia. Hamlet contemplates death, and becomes prepared to die near the end of the play.When Hamlet Senior dies Hamlet seems lost. Depression commonly follows a loved superstars death. He finds no true meaning in life. He wonders if we are only here to eat and sleep. What is a man/If his foreland good and market of his time/ Be but to sleep and founder? A beast, no more./ Sure He that made us with such large discourse,/Looking before and after, gave us not/ That capability and providential reason/ To fust in us unused. Now whether it be. Bestial oblivion or some craven scruple/ Of thinking too precisely on th event (4.4 35-43).In t he following soliloquy Hamlet contemplates suicide. To be or not to be- that is the question/Whether tis nob...

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