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Unformatted text preview: Darcey Mulligan English 102 Take Home Essay Hamlet and Death of a Salesman are two plays that rely highly on the parent and child relationship. Both plays mainly focus on the father and son relationship. Hamlet is about a young man and his loyalty to his dead father, who he believed was murdered. Death of a Salesman is about Arthur Millers relationship with his sons, who he believes are failures because of him. Both plays can give a look into two different aspects of a father and son relationship. Once Hamlet learns on his fathers death he is immediately taken back. From the way Hamlet speaks of his father, he regarded and respected him very highly. Hamlet feels lost and alone once his father is gone. He loves his mother very much but still feels as though without his father he has nothing. When Hamlet meets his fathers ghost and learns that his uncle, who has no married his mother, killed his father he feels although he needs to avenge his death. Hamlets eagerness and will to avenge his fathers death shows the kind of relationship they must have had. Even without Hamlets father coming making an appearance in the play relationship they must have had....
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