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Some Important Scenes In " Hamlet "..

  1. 1. Name : Solanki Pratiksha M. Roll No : 26th Paper :The Renaissance Literature Sem : 1. (2013-2015) Subject : Some Important Scenes in "Hamlet" Grave Digging Scene Ghost Scene Submitted to : Smt. S.B. Gardi Dept. of English M.K.Bhavnagar University
  2. 2.  Introduction • 'Hamlet'- Its a tragedy and one type of revenge play written by William Shakespear. • Major conflict • Rising action • Climax • In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet- grave diggers scene is one of the longest scenes of the play. • Devided into two parts.
  3. 3.  Grave digging scene 1st : Scene of Ophelia's funeral 2nd : Scene of encounter
  4. 4.  Ophelia's Funeral and Encounter scenes • The penultimate scene of the play begins with the two clowns digging a grave for the late Ophelia. • Religion and the state rules. • This quickly leads them into a discussion of the impact of politics on the decision. • They present Ophelia's case from both positions And than.., • The Second Gravedigger exits as Hamlet and Horatio enter.. • Hamlet and Horatio enter at a distance and watch gravediggers work.
  5. 5. • Suddenly, the funeral procession for Ophelia enters the churchyard, including Claudius, Gertrude, Laertes, and many mourning courtiers. • That time.. Hamlet realised that its Ophelia. and he starts crie. • Inevitability of death : • Realism : Samuel Johnson so highly praised Shakespeare. >>Johnson said that "Shakespeare is very realistin in his portrayal of the world. In the real world the suffering of one person has hardly any effect on the life of the other persons."
  6. 6.  Ghost Scene • The Ghost scene suggests that the ghost has an even greater significance which is related to the development of the character and theme of the play. • Supernatural and the importance of religion. • The ghost in Hamlet no doubt performs an important dramatic function. • King Hamlet appears as a Ghost four times in the play
  7. 7. • Act1 Scene 1 : • The Ghost appears first to a duo of soldiers. • Barnardo and Marcellus and a visitor to Denmark, Horatio. • Horatio asks the ghost to speak. • Horatio's questions
  8. 8. • Act 1 Scene 4 : In his second appearance, • The battlement with Hamlet, Horatio, and Marcellus. • Waiting for the ghost. • Marcellus then gets to say the really cool line, "Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." • Horatio and his friends beg him ( Hamlet ) not to go alone, but he does anyway, driven by curiosity. • The ghost leads Hamlet away for a private conversation.
  9. 9. •Act 1 Scene 5 : In the third appearance, •The ghost speaks to Hamlet. • Ghost says he needs revenge, and sooner rather than later, “foul and most unnatural murder”. •Hamlet promises to avenge his father's death.
  10. 10. •Act 3 Scene 4 : In his fourth apperance •Hamlet is confronted by the ghost in his mother's closet • Gertrude thinks Hamlet is mad. •In this scene, the ghost is described as being in his nightgown.
  11. 11.  Conclusion The Mystery of Death  The idea of death is closely tied to the themes of spirituality, truth, and uncertainty  Death - Hamlet's Answers