what is the theme and any figurative language in the soliloquy, "O! that this too too solid flesh would melt" besides metaphors? In Act 1 scene 2 of hamlet, we have to write a literary analysis...

what is the theme and any figurative language in the soliloquy, "O! that this too too solid flesh would melt" besides metaphors?

In Act 1 scene 2 of hamlet, we have to write a literary analysis essay on the soliloquy that starts with O! that this too too solid flesh would melt. It must include the summarized theme of the soliloquy and an analysis of figurative language used in it. Please help!!

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The first nine lines ring the changes on Hamlet’s disgust with the apparent injustice and rankness of the world in general, of which his present situation is an example.

The next eight lines testify to the former king’s nobility and love of Gertrude, and begin the unfavorable comparison to the present king, the usurper.

The final lines express the inappropriateness of the relation between Gertrude and Claudius.

In terms of theme, Hamlet is expressing (to himself) his melancholy at the loss of his father and his contemplation of suicide as the only way out of his misery (while at the same time Shakespeare is telling the audience the "exposition ", the events precipitating the...

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