Hamlet and "Night Mother" Comparison Essay by holly

Hamlet and "Night Mother"
A comparison of the protagonist tragic characters in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and the modern play "Night, Mother" by Marsha Norman.
# 1693 | 1,000 words | 2 sources | 2000 | US
Published on Feb 17, 2003 in Drama and Theater (American) , Drama and Theater (English) , Shakespeare (Hamlet)

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This paper examines and compares the plays "Hamlet" by Shakespeare and "Night Mother" by Marsha Norman. The paper shows how the main characters of the plays share common characteristics such as their arguments for suicide, the loss of their fathers, and their similar wishes to die.

From the Paper:

"Although Hamlet by William Shakespeare and Night, Mother by Marsha Norman were written about four hundred years apart, they are similar because they both tell tragic stories of people who are tortured by hopelessness, depression and painful circumstances in their lives. "

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