Hamlet.docx - Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date Differences of Hamlet\u2019s Three versions To be or not to be is a Hamlet soliloquy by Shakespeare in

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Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date Differences of Hamlet’s Three versions To be or not to be is a Hamlet soliloquy by Shakespeare in Act 3 scene I. However, this verse has three versions. The soliloquys has two quartos First and second that is Q1, “1603” Q2, “1604” along with First Folio F1 in “1623.” Each of the three versions includes lines as well as entire scenes missing from each other. The earlier passage edition Q1 is very different from the other that we are familiar with in the literary and meaning. The Folio version focuses on earthly possession’s futility. On the other hand, Q2 is focused on emphasizing knowledge instead of ownership. When considering Q1, the soliloquy is about having possession, but Q2 is not concerned about the issue of not having but knowing. It follows that Q2 is naturally concerned with the proceeding of uncertainty acceptance, and one cannot regret who is unknown. Q1 is shorter than Q2 and F1 due to the omission of some text, which makes it comprise 2,200 lines. Q2 has 3,800 lines and supplements Q1 to be more
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