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Unformatted text preview: Jermanos1 Elie Jermanos Mrs.Atherton English12, Period2 Thursday, May 1 st , 2008 Hamlet In Hamlet , Shakespeare explains the horrible consequences of betrayal. He shows its effect on the whole state of Denmark, by using the royal family, and its relatives as an example. In the play, Hamlet is the most betrayed character by his family, friends, and lover. Hamlet couldnt decide how to react to all this betrayal. Olivier describes his story as the tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind. Shakespeare puts Hamlet in front of two opposing situations: his desire to revenge his fathers murder and his honor. The trouble starts after the murder of the king; Marcellus notices the rotten in Denmark after several appearances of the ghost. It is weird, that things arent going the good way in Denmark, like when it was when the kind had the throne. Marcellus is an important character in the beginning of the play. Shakespeare used Marcellus as an introduction for his mole in nature the beginning of the play....
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