Hamlet's Speech Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Hamlet's Speech
An analysis of a speech by Hamlet in Act III, Scene ii.
# 127200 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Drama and Theater (English) , Literature (English) , Shakespeare (Hamlet)

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This paper provides an analysis of a speech by Hamlet in Act III, Scene ii, wherein Hamlet maintains he cannot be "played" like a pipe. The focus is on how this speech is significant to the theme of betrayal and manipulation in Shakespeare "Hamlet".

From the Paper:

"In William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" in Act III Scene ii, Hamlet makes a speech that demonstrates he is tired of those around him trying to play him. From Polonius and Claudius to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Hamlet is setup by any number of characters in the play. Even Ophelia is setup to expose his seeming madness by Polonius and Claudius. Being able to trust few except for Horatio, Hamlet makes the following speech to Guildenstern; "Why look you now how unworthy a thing you make of..."

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