What were the predominant themes of Shakespeare's work?
If so, revenge is a huge theme in Hamlet. In fact, Hamlet is often called an "Elizabethan revenge play."
Other themes include human mortality or death and fortune or chance. On the level of plot action, Hamlet is an exceedingly mortal work: virtually all of the major characters—Hamlet, Claudius, Gertrude, Polonius, Ophelia, and Laertes —die from...
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