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Twelfth Night and Hamlet - A Comparison
Compares the themes in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" and "Hamlet."
# 139680 | 3,500 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Shakespeare (Hamlet) , Shakespeare (Twelfth Night)


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This paper compares the various themes in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" and "Hamlet", further noting that they are two entirely different plays, with the former a light comedy, and the other a tragedy which has inspired awe and admiration for hundreds of years. However, the paper contends that what they have in common is that both deal with the theme of madness. Unsurprisingly, these two very different plays deal with this theme in very different ways.

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"Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' and 'Hamlet' are two entirely different plays, with the former a light comedy, and the other a tragedy which has inspired awe and admiration for hundreds of years. However, what they have in common is that both deal with the theme of madness. Unsurprisingly, these two very different plays deal with this theme in very different ways. This paper will compare the treatment of madness in these two plays. Most people are well aware that Hamlet deals with madness, as the play is so strongly associated with the tormented, insane figure of Ophelia; as..."

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