HomeCategory: Drama ForumExplain theme of mortality in Hamlet
Explain theme of mortality in Hamlet 1Mohammad Danish asked 4 months ago
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Explain theme of mortality in Hamlet 2Zeeshan Ali answered 4 months ago

Hamlet deeply investigates the theme of mortality. After being visited by ht ghost of his dead father and learning about his mother\’s second marriage Hamlet is disillusioned by memory and mortality. For his if mortal beings can be easily forgotten then how does it matter if a kill b or if someone kills himself. Even after resolving to seek revenge he still contemplates committing suicide and i going through an existential crisis. The scene at the graveyard with two gravediggers is an excellent example of how Shakespeare develops an intelligent discourse around death and mortality and insignificance of the living in front if mortal culmination.