Hamlet is the inner person of all mankind" as stated by actor Alan Bates. What did Mr. Bates mean by this?
Could he be referring to the love, the corruption, the revenge, or the insanity displayed by Hamlet; or was he
referring to more than Shakespeare decided to set corruption in Elsinor, a royal castle in medieval Denmark.
Prior to the first act Hamlets' mother, Queen Gertrude is widowed to King Hamlet. When this tragedy starts,
we are introduced to Marcellus, Bernardo, and Francisco wh e serpent that stung him. He tells Hamlet that
the serpent goes by the name of Claudius. Hamlets' composure, wit, and strength would now be tested to
their limits. With one wrong slip of the tongue, one wrong hateful glance, Hamlet would go straight to
Through the second act the plot thickens as Hamlets' mind begins to ponder the possibilities of confession
by the king. His love for Ophelia is also strongly noticed by all. The nobilities of Elsinor also notice the love