William Shakespeare


Moral Justice in the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a tragic play wrought with intrigues by two of the primary characters hell-bent on seeking moral justice. Both Hamlet and Laertes seek retribution for specific wrongs that they feel were done to their families. After meeting his dead father’s apparition, Hamlet soon realizes that it was, indeed, his brother Claudius who


“To Be or Not To Be” in Oliver’s Hamlet Film (1948)

William Shakespeare is arguably one of the best playwrights to ever grace literary circles and is still remembered for his life-long contribution in literature. This was a breath of fresh air in a niche genre that had, for a long time, not produced masterpieces akin to Greek Classics. The turn of the 17th century, therefore,


Supernatural Elements in Macbeth

William Shakespear wrote Macbeth during the Renaissance period,  a critical time in human history. During this particular moment, it was common for writers to include supernatural elements in their works to make them interesting. Adding these features was bound to increase the intrigue surrounding the book and all its characters. The tragedy comes alive when


Ong Keng Sen Adaptation of Hamlet

In the theatrical world, William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is famous for the relative success that it has been able to enjoy since its maiden performance in the early years of the 17th century. It was ordinary for members of the royal court of King James to invite various troupes of actors to perform their reenactments of


Fear And Innocence In Macbeth And Hamlet

Being human means that at some point, we ultimately have to react to situations in which we find ourselves. Our perceptions are the primary determinant for these reactions as they often lead us to acknowledge the presence of new circumstances therefore going a long way in influencing our decision. Such is the case in Macbeth


An Analysis Of Suicide Theme in Hamlet

Assignment Instructions How does Hamlet treat the idea of suicide considering the “O, that this too too solid flesh would melt” soliloquy (I.ii.129–158) and the “To be, or not to be” soliloquy (III.i.56–88). Why does Hamlet believe that most human beings choose to live, despite the cruelty, pain, and injustice of the world? How Does Hamlet Treat the

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