taking revenge no matter how depressed he may be at his fathers murder and mothers unfaithfulness and frivolous marriage. The attempts on Hamlets life are less obtrusive but just a lethal as those of King Saul. His success is less manly, no doubt, but it succeeds. Bright effluence of exceeding grace; Best man!-the swiftness and the race, The peril, and the prize!
But Hamlet yearns for surcease. 6, hamlet also despises Polonius for crediting himself with having been a good actor, having enacted the part of the Use of Hallucinations in Shakespeares Macbeth Julius Caesar in what sounds a lot like Shakespeare's own play on the subject (3.2.96-103). We are Hamlet - the theater is the mind. As for being larger than life: David is the biblical man for all seasons ( Frontain Wojcik, 1980,. The death of Polonius is a warning: forthright action need not achieve the desired result, and may in fact seriously backfire. "I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us, sir says the First Player, when Hamlet has urged them not to "tear a passion to tatters to saw the air with their hands, to mouth their lines, to strut and bellow and out-Herod Herod with.