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'Hamlet'

‘Hamlet’ is regarded by many as Shakespeare’s greatest play. This is perhaps due to the psychological complexity of the central character. Written in around 1600, some historians believe that Hamlet the character is semi-autobiographical.

'Hamlet' Study Guide
Your ultimate 'Hamlet' study guide to Shakespeare's longest play. Find out why 'Hamlet' has stood the test of time and is considered to be one of the best plays ever written in our 'Hamlet' study guide.

'Hamlet' Themes
Read about all of the main Hamlet themes with our concise Hamlet theme guide. The Hamlet themes covered include revenge, death, uncertainly and the state of Denmark.

'Hamlet’ Scene Breakdown
This 'Hamlet’ Scene-by-Scene Breakdown guides you through Shakespeare’s longest p

‘Hamlet’ Act 5 Scene Guide
‘Hamlet’ Act 5 scene guide - This ‘Hamlet’ Act 5 scene breakdown guides you through Act 5 of Shakespeare’s longest play.

‘Hamlet’ Act 4 Scene Guide
‘Hamlet’ Act 4 scene guide - This ‘Hamlet’ Act 4 scene breakdown guides you through Act 4 of Shakespeare’s longest play.

‘Hamlet’ Act 3 Scene Guide
‘Hamlet’ Act 3 scene guide - This ‘Hamlet’ Act 3 scene breakdown guides you through Act 3 of Shakespeare’s longest play.

‘Hamlet’ Act 2 Scene Guide
‘Hamlet’ Act 2 scene guide - This ‘Hamlet’ Act 2 scene breakdown guides you through Act 2 of Shakespeare’s longest play.

‘Hamlet’ Act 1 Scene Guide
‘Hamlet’ Act 1 scene guide - This ‘Hamlet’ Act 1 scene breakdown guides you through Act 1 of Shakespeare’s longest play.

'Hamlet' Summary and Study Guide
Your ultimate study guide to Shakespeare's longest play. Find out why 'Hamlet' has stood the test of time and is considered to be one of the best plays ever written.

Hamlet Character Profile
Hamlet is arguably Shakespeare's most complex character. Explore Hamlet's emotional turmoil in our Hamlet character profile.

Scene Breakdown for 'Hamlet’
A scene-by-scene breakdown for Shakespeare’s longest play

'Hamlet' What Happens in 'Hamlet'?
This condensed version of 'Hamlet' captures the essence of Shakespeare's longest play.

Death in 'Hamlet'
Discover how the theme of death permeates 'Hamlet' from the very start.

Revenge in Hamlet
Why doesn't Hamlet take revenge sooner? Discover how the theme of revenge in 'Hamlet' drives the narrative of the play.

'Romeo and Juliet' – Review the Play
Do you love 'Romeo and Juliet'? Review the play here and read 'Romeo and Juliet' reviews from fellow readers.See submissions

Other Themes in 'Hamlet'
Find out why the state of Denmark, sexuality, incest and uncertainty are all important themes in 'Hamlet'.

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