Hamlet Explication Essay-Rough Draft .pdf - Mkrtchyan Ani Mkrtchyan Professor Riedel English 102 Hamlet Explication Essay-Rough Draft ACT III SCENE III

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Mkrtchyan Ani Mkrtchyan Professor Riedel English 102 05/10/2020 Hamlet Explication Essay-Rough Draft ACT III SCENE III, 37-53 Oh, my offence is rank. It smells to heaven. It hath the primal eldest curse upon ’t, A brother’s murder. Pray can I not. Though inclination be as sharp as will, 40 My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. What if this cursèd hand Were thicker than itself wi th brother’s blood? 45 Is there not rain enough in the sweet heavens To wash it white as snow? Whereto serves mercy But to confront the visage of offence?
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Mkrtchyan And what’s in prayer but this twofold force, To be forestallèd ere we come to fall. 50 Or pardoned being down? Then I’ll look up. My fault is past. But oh, what form of prayer Can serve my turn, “Forgive me my foul murder”? I have chosen to talk about the part where Claudius is praying and asking God for forgiveness. I feel like this is a very important moment in the play because it talks about religion, includes
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