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Your points about Horatio were interesting as well, in particular, how Horatio allows the audience to identify or to feel sympathy towards, Hamlet. The same is true for your analysis of Hamlet in terms of religion. The discussion about the Company Wars and the players in the play was really enlightening.

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After Jesus, Hamlet is the most cited figure in Western consciousness; no one prays to him, hamlet harold bloom no one evades him for long either. Or take this example: Bloom does not explain. We are expected to accede to the assertion through bardolatry.

This is the simplest error, but is pernicious because it allows Bloom to embark on a journey the basis for which he hamlet harold bloom disproved. However, from here on he ignores his own rider, and assumes that Shakespeare creates true personalities, or rather people.

Only in such a way could he write on the next page: Like them, he seems not to be just a literary or dramatic character.

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The latter is a representation of the former. On page 6 he asks: This leads him to the absurdity of: This seems to be mistaken on two counts.


All art is mimetic. We look hamlet harold bloom art to explain what it means to be human, and to give us the opportunity to explore the range of human experience vicariously. Television is deceptive because they look like real people in there.

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Reality is unshaped, messy, unlimited. Hamlet harold bloom is shaped, defined, bounded. From the beginning of history we have imposed shape on reality — story-telling is a primeval urge, as is the visual representation of the world around us.

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We make our lives into stories. Real people are unshaped, messy, unlimited.

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