Why is the constant mention of ears in Shakespeare's Hamlet significant?
In Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, the ear is an important image for several reasons.
Sleeping within my orchard, / My custom always of the afternoon, / Upon my secure hour thy uncle stole / With juice of cursed hebenon in a vial, / And in the porches of my ears did pour / The leperous distilment... (I, v, 64-69)
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