Hamlet Rhetorical Analysis

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Hamlet in his early stages was repressing his emotions from his mother and the rest of his companions because he wanted to keep his emotion locked away in attempt to keep his companions satisfied that he had finished his grieving and is now moving on to be happier with the current situation in his life. Hamlet is again using his unconsciousness to hide these emotion and push them away but how does he does this he does this by, ““The unconscious comes into being when we are very young through the repression, the expunging from consciousness, of these unhappy psychological events.”(12) This is demonstrating what repression is and how it can help us from being harmed and people do this because they don’t like the past and when people don’t like something they tend to hide and keep it down.…show more content…
We can see Hamlet demonstrating this repression really well when speaking to his mother and uncle, now stepfather, after there wedding,” How is it that the clouds still hang on you? Not so, my lord; I am too much in the sun.”(1.2.68-69).” Hamlet is saying to Claudius that he is no longer hindered by the death of his father and that he is brought happiness by the marriage of him and his mother but underneath all the false happiness he is repressing his sadness as a way to stop the questioning and the false sense of support that everyone is trying to throw at him. Hamlet has given us a demonstration of his repression and how it is causing deception between him and his loved ones because he is no getting rid of a worry that they should still be extremely fixated upon. Repression is but a means that will get you no end but only more

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