Essay Archive - Hamlet: Inner Turmoil
Hamlet: Inner Turmoil
Within the play Hamlet there exists many puns and phrases which have a
double meaning. Little ploys on words which tend to add a bit of entertainment
to the dialogue of the play. These forked tongue phrases are used by Shakespeare
to cast an insight to the characters in the play…to give them more depth and
substance. However, most importantly these phrases cause the reader or audience
to think. They are able to show a double meaning that not all people would pick
up on, which is the purpose of the comments.
Little is known about Shakespeare's life, other than he was a great
playwright whose works serve ....