Comparative Analysis of Revenge before and after Hamlet Student’s name Institutional affiliation Date Revenge before and after Hamlet Revenge is a crucial element in the sociopolitical setting within the contemporary and traditional societies. Analyses of the religious doctrines state that the focus on the aspect of revenge was immense. The Bible highlights specific considerations such as that one had reflect before resorting to revenge. The pre-Hamlet era had clear guidelines on revenge with most persons considering these proceeding divine powers to intervene as channels for revenge. However Miyashita (2013) explains that Hamlet significantly changed the dynamics thus leading to a new era predominately governed by the concept of “an eye for an eye.” This study comparatively analyzes human opinion of the nature of revenge in both the two scenarios before and after the creation of Hamlet. Initially the play is set in a Christian environment whereby revenge is considered as opposed to community goals. A thorough assessment of the risks associated with revenge has to be conducted before the action. This enables the concerned individual to evaluate the consequences of the alleged revenge action. It is better to adhere to natural law as it upholds the need for adherence to authority guidelines submission to superiors and respect. This improves the level of ethics and culture of a given community. References Betts S C. (2002). Allied Academies International Conference. Academy of Organizational Culture Communications and Conflict. Proceedings; Arden7(2) 1-5. Miyashita Y. (2013). Hamlet vs Claudius: A Structural Analysis of Hamlet’ s“ Tardiness”. The Annual Report on Cultural Science 141 35-79. Nebo Literature. (2017). Context and background for Hamlet. Retrieved September 19 2017 Thorndike A. H. (1902). The Relations of Hamlet to Contemporary Revenge Plays. PMLA 17(2) 125. doi:10.2307/456606 Wei W. (2016). Hamlet or Ahab Who Is Great? US-China Foreign Language 14(6) 447-452. doi:10.17265/1539-8080/2016.06.005 [...]
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