Hamlet - book reports & papers
In his essay “An Explication of the Player’s Speech,” Harry Levin refers to the fourth soliloquy as the most famous of them all: Dwelling on gross details and imperfections of the flesh (“Eyes without feeling, feeling without sight”), Hamlet will admonish his mother that sense-perception is dulled by sensual indulgence....
Reports and Papers on Hamlet by Shakespeare
Gunnar Boklund gives a reason for the highlighting of the melancholy aspect of the protagonist in Shakespeare’s Hamlet in his essay “Judgment in Hamlet”: In the tragedy of Hamlet Shakespeare does not concern himself with the question whether blood-revenge is justified or not; it is raised only once and very late by the protagonist (v,ii,63-70)and never seriously considered....
King Hamlet was betrayed by his own brother because Claudius wanted the Kings' life.
Act II scene i
Polonius wants his servant, Reynaldo, to go to France to spy on Polonius' son, Laertes.