Write a detailed summary on simulation and dissimulation in Hamlet.
Simulation and dissimulation are two excellent themes within this complex Shakespearean tragedy. What is interesting about Hamlet is the way that drama itself is such a key theme; other characters simulating, or pretending to be, particular people. The Players are key characters, and Hamlet at one stage delivers lines specifically to them in order to give them instructions on how to simulate effectively:
Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you--trippingly on the tongue; but...