An example of one of these soliloquies is arguably recognized as one of the most important and famous soliloquies from the play when Hamlet states To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?
To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks (70) That flesh is heir to, 'tis a consummation Devoutly to be wish'd.
To die, to sleep; To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub; For in that sleep of death what dreams may come When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause: there's the respect That makes calamity of so long life; For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely, The pangs of despis'd love, the law's delay, (80) The insolence of office and the spurns With these insightful To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or…
Before the initiation of the law and order, primitive man took the refuge of vengeance to justify any crime taking place in the society.
In doing so, Hamlet ultimately executes murders at the cost of his own life and also many others.
Thus, the theme of revenge becomes pivotal in the play manifested by the supernatural facets to the full extent.
Conceived in the early seventeenth century, it deviated a little bit from the conventional revenge plays of the Elizabethan period.
Yet, it takes all the measures that a grotesque revenge play takes to justify and satisfy the vengeance with a wholesome package of violence, adultery, incest, murder and an emanating theme of foreboding eclipsing the entire ambience of the play.
Upon conclusion of my analysis of both Agamemnon and Hamlet it is evident that Hamlet is more tragic then Agamemnon.
Howrever, they both are tragedies in their own right as they both a bid by Aristotle's definition of a tragedy.