Shakespeare captures the reader's interest concerning death in the opening scene, when Hamlet is visited by the ghost of his dead father.
Although Shakespeare is seen today as a great writer who changed the world, his reputation did not rise to these heights until around the 19th century. Such themes further develop the plot of the story and help explain a universal purpose the story has.
He was born on April 24, in London, England. Hamlet himself is a master of language, an explorer of its possibilities; he is also a man who has trouble performing actual deeds.
When Hamlet does not know yet the true reason of his fathers death, he thought about committing suicide. The death of both women also indicates a social commentary. Political Livelihood The state of the nation in Denmark is deteriorating. Holding the skull of Yorick, the court jester who entertained him as a child, Hamlet ponders the brevity and futility of the human condition and the inevitability of death: HAMLET Alas, poor Yorick!
He is brought to see him by Horatio and Marcellus, who saw the ghost "yesternight" Shakespeare 1. He would ask himself questions like, what happens when and how you die He certainly wouldn't have been as warlike as his father, but had he gotten the chance he might have been his father's equal as a ruler, simply due to his penetration and acumen.
He explains his inability to end his life by questioning the moral of his actions:Whether tis nobler in the mind to sufferThe slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,Or to take arms against a sea of troublesAnd, by opposing, end them.
So what should we make of his feigned insanity?