Prompt: In great literature, no scene of violence exists for its own sake. Discuss how Shakespeare, in Hamlet, confronts the reader or audience with a scene or scenes of violence. In a well-organized essay, explain how the scene or scenes contribute to the meaning of the play (analysis for essay).
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Requirements: 1100 words, 5 paragraphs
In The Tragedy of Hamlet, William Shakespeare conveys scene(s) of physical and psychological violence to the audience. He shows how all forms of violence influence the cycle of vengeance, which affect both the target and others. While Hamlet intended vengeance against King Claudius, his uncle, for his father accidentally killed Polonius, pushed Ophelia to suicide, and killed Laertius, who pledged loyalty to the King. His mother drank the poisoned wine and died during the climax of the physical violence. Psychological violence occurs from betrayal and doubt on whether to act against his uncle. This condition influenced psychological damage to Ophelia as he had initially made her believe he cared for him. All these scenes of violence communicate a key message in the play, including betrayal and the characters. For instance,