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Hamlet

Rumor has is that every actor’s dream is to play Hamlet, and Hamlet-quotations have become household words, which crops up in the most various contexts. Both critics and psychologists have been tempted to explore the depth in this enigmatic Shakespeare-figure. Because Hamlet is a man who has a peculiar problem: It is incredibly hard for him to pull himself together to revenge his father’s death by killing his murderer – even though he is clearly expected to demand an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.
In the first act we experience that the ghost of the father haunts Hamlet and tells that he was assassinated by his treacherous brother, who poured poison into his ear, while he was peacefully sleeping in his garden. Afterwards the murderer succeeded in taking over his victim’s throne by marrying the sexy queen dowager. Thus there is enough to be revenged: fratricide is under all circumstances a loathsome crime. Furthermore comes a sexual relationship, which by the norms of that time was considered incest. And worst of all: We are dealing with a regicide, which for an Elizabethan was downright sacrilege. Even though Hamlet is completely aware of the fact that his task is to make things right again, he continues procrastinating, and has a lot of good excuses not to deal with it. The explanations are good enough, the only suspicious thing is the fact that Hamlet has so many different reasons to wait – a new one every…...

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...the Way We Think) What’s the value of all this information? Nothing really, it’s obligatory. This goes back to a point I was communicating about how certain languages make you think of certain things that others may not. When I say, “this is my uncle”, I don't think “This is my uncle who is the older brother of my mother that is related to me by birth.” Chinese forces the speaker to say this in order to get the small bit of information that he or she wants to get across. The need to share this additional information is also interesting because it can also improve our mind. “Russian speakers, who make an extra distinction between light and dark blues in their language, are better able to visually discriminate shades of blue.” (Lost in Translation) I think this is actually very neat. Language offered more than just a tool to allow us to express things, but it allowed people who speak Russian frequently to pay more attention to colors and have an easier time identifying colors, which may not be a huge deal to most people, but this could be helpful when it comes to certain professions and overall, it is an additional positive externality. More importantly than how we speak it, we must consider how the listener interprets the information thrown at him or her. How we use language says a lot. Tone of voice is important in this too. We can be speaking seriously or we can be speaking sarcastically or we can be speaking in a nervous manner and all these little social cues are......

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