Hamlet Revenge: A Chain Reaction
In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the theme of revenge is
repeated numerous times throughout the play and involves a great deal of
characters. Of these characters, eight are dead by the end of the play by
result of murder which was initiated through revenge. Shakespeare uses the
revenge theme to create conflict among many characters.
Shakespeare uses the revenge theme to create conflict between Hamlet and
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O, this is hire and salary, not revenge. (3.4.76-79)
Delaying at this point is Hamlet's tragic flaw. The conflict between Hamlet
and himself is resolved when Hamlet kills Claudius because he himself was
going to die soon and had little time left. Therefore, the interior conflict
between Hamlet and himself, was created by the revenge plot.
The revenge plot was used by Shakespeare to create conflict among many
characters throughout the play, HAMLET.