The truth can be dangerous

The truth can be dangerous - Rough draft The truth can be...

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Rough draft The truth can be dangerous. Truth to different people can have a different meaning. The truth used in Hamlet is the issue with is the facts involving the body of real things and events. “To be or not to be?” is the question. Hamlet written by Shakespeare deals with the issue of concealing the truth and construing it to appear as something else other than the facts. Hamlet returns from his the University of Wittenberg to find his mother, Gertrude, remarried and father dead. Hamlet’s mother tried to protect him from the truth of what really happened to his father. Hamlet would not lie at rest while his father was murdered and he was surrounded by lies. Hamlet eventually went insane seeking the justice from the knowledge of the truth. Hamlet’s mother remarried within two months of his father’s death. Suspicion was intense after Hamlet’s mother, Gertrude, remarried so quickly. To whom she married was even worse more peculiar to spectators .She married her husband’s brother, Claudius. Within a week of Hamlet’s return he hears of a ghost whom looks like his father. Hamlet goes to meet this ghost. Before Hamlet saw the ghost he thinks something is wrong if it is his father. He says, “My father’s sprit in arms. All is not well. I doubt some foul play. … Foul deeds will rise, though all the earth o’erwhelm them, to men’s eyes.” The result of the knowledge Hamlet procured arises question of lies, deceit, and truth. The ghost, Hamlet’s father, told him that his uncle snuck up while he was sleeping and poured henbane poison into his ear. Hamlet wanted to avenge his father’s death. His
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2009 for the course FYS 101 taught by Professor Rodgers during the Fall '08 term at Simons Rock.

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