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Is Hamlet Satisfying?

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To you is the play satisfying for you? 'Hamlet Prince of Denmark' is one of Shakespeare's more popular tragedies. The narrative is famous for its soliloquies, the use of fantasy, immorality, deception and desperate attempts of redemption. Hamlet is an intriguing story of treachery, incarnations and prevalent themes that all contribute to a satisfying play. The development of the characters and the themes they portray allow an audience of any time period to create a link that pleases them which therefore increases the understanding and satisfaction of this play. ...read more.


Connection can be through understanding of certain themes, (such as suicide) the association with characters dealing with certain issues or even understanding of certain circumstances. If all of these are met by a singular audience member, then the play has achieved satisfaction for that person. If, however a person fails to create meaning or connection to the play they will likely fail to be satisfied with the happenings of the play due to lack of correlation and thus feel as though they are not satisfied. ...read more.


In regards to my thoughts on 'Hamlet' as a satisfying play, I believe it is outstanding and cleverly outlines many apparent themes that remain relevant today. Not only does it give insight into various themes it creates links of connection with the audience, thus further stimulating a personal meaning of the play. Furthermore, to me 'Hamlet' does satisfy the connections and meaning I look for in a play. It enables me to feel content with the established themes and thus form a link with the characters from an empathetic viewpoint ultimately resulting in satisfaction. ...read more.

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