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The last production had David Tennant as Hamlet!

Reading and analysing can be painful and lengthy!

Just to warn you now, regardless of the fact I am putting this on two review sites and I am using it as a revision tool too.. I have a Hamlet exam on the 20th of January and my revision - well I'm trying!!! So I am using this as an aid to remind myself about the play and the characters and also...

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“The Play's the Thing.”

published 02/12/2003

A superb play.

It may take a bit of effort if you are new to Shak...

It is a fine summer afternoon in the year 1601. In the Globe Theatre on the south bank of the Thames the crowd waits in eager anticipation to see the new tragedy, Hamlet. The noise is deafening. In the covered galleries sit the merchants, the professional classes, the students. A few nobles and...

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“Help, more Shakespeare”

published 02/04/2004

Lots to write about

Very long

Hi everyone, its good to be back!! Been away a while studying, but im back for a bit to get your valued opinion on my last peice of English Literature corsework, i struggle with Shakespeare and I would greatly appretiate your honest opinion, which i know you will do otherwise you would not be a...

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“An Artistic Failure?”

published 17/05/2008

The best play ever written

Um, Hamlet is the prince of my dreams

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Far from being an "artistic failure" as my favourite poet T. S. Eliot describes it, Hamlet is my favourite play of all time. Perhaps the best thing about this masterpiece, in addition to Shakespeare's very well-known mastery of language and fantastic characterization...

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“To be or not to be ....”

published 11/08/2007

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This is Shakespeare’s longest play, and of all Shakespearean characters, and Hamlet himself has more words in this play than any other Shakespeare character. It’s one of the most performed of his plays, and is one of the most quoted plays – I’m sure we’ve all heard ‘To be, Or not to be …’ even if...

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Best play ever written

Language might put some off

This is Shakespeare’s longest play, and of all Shakespearean characters, Hamlet has the most words to say. The main theme of the play is death, which is why the enduring image of Hamlet is of him holding up Yorick’s skull – a symbolic representation of humanity confronting death...

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Shakespeare's best play and tragedy

It is one of the longest play in made

Shakespeare’s tragedy, Hamlet was written is 1600 and is one of many political and historical dramas of it time. It touches some instinctive nerves and feeling in most audiences. I will be looking at the ghost and the significance and importance it has to the play and the characters but also to a...

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It broadens your mind

it is better to study and read it because you will...

It is so hard to try and write an overall review of Hamlet as there are endless subjects and things to explain, but I will try and explain as much as I can. Also as we all know, there have been professers trying to explain the play, all their loves and there are chronicles written about this play...

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“Is Hamlet a real tragic hero”

published 30/12/2002

great entertainment

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The Elizabethan play Hamlet is one of William Shakespeare's most popular works. One of the possible reasons for this play's popularity is the way Shakespeare uses the character Hamlet to exemplify the complex workings of the human mind. Hamlet is undoubtedly my favourite Shakespeare play and only...

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“Femmelette”

published 19/09/2001

lots

few

First, a quick summary. Hamlet is very sad, because his father, the King of Denmark, has just died. His mom remaries soon , with his uncle Claudius. He learns that his dad has been killed and must revenge. Thanks to some sub-plots, he finally succeeds and kills Claudius. I think it's a quite...

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A good psychological drama

Too too long

'Hamlet' is Shakespeare's longest play. It is devoted to the mental perambulations of an oedipally confused Danish prince who, at the age of 33, is unable to come to terms with many of life's unpleasant surprises. For those who are unfamiliar with the story, Hamlet is the Prince of Denmark...

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“To be or not to be”

published 08/01/2009

stunning language

difficult for some

Hamlet is my favourite Shakespeare play of all time. I studied it for A Level, and then again on my degree, and it now sits proudly on my book-shelf. It begins with Prince Hamlet, overcome with grief at the death of his father the King of Denmark. As if that wasn't enough, Hamlet's dead father...

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Brillant insight of the human mind!! Easily transp...

Might be difficult to read

Hamlet remains the major psychological work of Shakespeare. In fact, a psychoanalyst Shakespearian fan will rejoice over the marvelous display of Freudian and Lacan theories, as well as the deep insights into the dark thoughts and contemplations which secretly arise even within the best of us. I...

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“The Quintessence of Dust”

published 14/12/2000

loads of issues that deal with life

none except that Hamlet starts to get a little irr...

Possibly and probably one of the most acclaimned pieces of work in any time, Hamlet is truly all encompassing. Perhaps many have already read the play. Note the stage directions as you study the play or as you read it and bear in mind that Shakespeare often wrote hurridly for the entertainment of...

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Stylish English literature

Too deep at times

...Or something similar. Probably one of Mr Shakespeare’s most famous plays and featuring that infamous line, ‘To be or not to be,’ Hamlet Prince of Denmark is a work that should be read by all writers. Why, because it represents what was once in the world of literature and one...

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