Unformatted text preview: Hamlet is also a nephew to the king and eventually kills Claudius with the poisoned blade and wine. And Hamlet’s purpose of the play is verified by Claudius’ reaction. As soon as he sees Lucianus pour the poison, Claudius rises, says “Give me some light: away!” ( Shakespeare III.ii 266, 269), and leaves, proving to Hamlet that Claudius was guilty for committing that same poisonous murder....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course SCHOLARS 1111 taught by Professor Mason during the Spring '11 term at GWU.
- Spring '11
- Hamlet, Hamlet, Claudius