Hamlet: Hamlet's Hate For His Uncle Brought On By Ghost



In society today one might look back on the time of Shakespeare and say
how ruthless and barbaric people were in that time, not realizing that the
people of today are just as cruel and unforgiving. Shakespeare's Hamlet is a
penetrating portrayal of a young man overcome with rage brought about by his
uncle. This deep hate for his uncle along with his inability to forgive his
mother, and the betrayal of his friends later brings him to his own destruction.
Hamlets hate for his uncle is brought on by a ghost.

In the beginning of the play, Hamlet is visited by the ghost of his
father who tells him "Know thou noble youth, the serpent that did sting thy
fathers life now wears his crown"(pg. ...

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Hamlet to believe that his mother also had something to do
with his fathers death. His mother whom he loved so dearly now becomes one
of his worst enemies, destroying him even more than before. Hamlets mother, and
uncle however are only the beginning of this emotional roller coaster, later he
is betrayed by two of his best friends.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. two of Hamlets dearest friends betray him
by turning him over to his uncle, who plans to ship him to England for his death,
and further more are the ones to escort Hamlet to the ship. "will't please you
go, my lord?"(pg.104) are the words of Rosencrantz urging Hamlet to board the
ship, knowing full well that he boards to go to his death. This brings about
the final chapter to Hamlet's mental destruction, and from this point on Hamlet
cares nothing about his nor any one else's life.

People of the world have always been ruthless and barbaric.
Shakespeare's Hamlet just shows an example of the trials one must encounter ...

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