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Compare the first four soliloquies in Hamlet, and how his attitude changes towards revenge in each of them
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Compare the first four soliloquies in Hamlet, and how his resolve towards revenge changes in each of them.
"To be or not to be, that is the question". This is, arguably, the most famous line ever recorded by William Shakespeare. It is a part of the fourth of seven major soliloquies in his play Hamlet, and is a part of the speech in which Hamlet contemplates his intended revenge upon his Uncle, and the new King, Claudius, for the murder of his father, who was also the previous King, and appears as the Ghost in this play when informing Hamlet and the audience of Claudius's betrayal. The soliloquies in this play are considered widely as one of the key elements in its renown as the definitive revenge tragedy. We can see the personal turmoil that Hamlet suffers through the play and how different intrinsic and extrinsic conflicts arise around him at different points.
In Hamlet's first soliloquy, which can be found in Act 1 Scene 2, Hamlet shares with the audience his wretchedness and his abhorrence of the King and Queen. He tries to come to terms with the recent loss of his father and the
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