Diction And Metaphors In Hamlet

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William Shakespeare’s composed one of the greatest tragedies of all time, “Hamlet: The Tragedy of Prince Denmark”. “To be, or not to be”, is arguably one of the mose famous soliloquies of theatre history. In Shakespeare’s soliloquy, questions and answers, diction, and metaphors are used to convey his mixed emotions and confused thoughts. Shakespeare goes in depth with life versus death, and the decision to kill himself or keep this internal pain. One word, “Afterlife”, keeps Hamlet’s head indecisive about killing himself. Shakespeare is trying to express to the audience that many want to their life because of difficulties, but the unknown of what comes after, stops them. In conclusion, In the first three Stanzas, Hamlet

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