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Hamlet: A play within a Play in Act 3 Scene 2 Hamlet’s reason for putting together the performance is to show the actorsthe proper nature of acting. The actors do not have the best portrayals and gestures that can be combined together to make a good play. The past actions of Claudius and Ghost inspire the strategy, play-within-a-play. Hamlet reveals to Horatio that the play is meant to prove the innocence and honesty of Ghost and show the court that Claudius is a treacherous soul.
The results of the player’s performance include Claudius seeing a reflection of his deceitful actions that led to murder of Hamlet’s father. The reactions of the King assure Horatio and Hamlet that the trustworthiness has been proved. Hamlet learns that evil will prevail during the reign of Claudius and he must resort to cruelty to carry out his mission.
The play creates new enmity between Claudius and Hamlet, and it becomes hard for them to relate even with Gertrude’s position as the queen. The conscience of Claudius disturbs him while Hamlet’s psyche to prove the innocence of Ghost increases. The stage for revenge has been set, and it clouds the relationship between Hamlet and Claudius future scenes.
The relationship between Ophelia and Hamlet is intimate due to the way they relate after the play. The sexual innuendos that Hamlet sends to Ophelia after the play indicate that they are pleased with each other’s attention.
Hamlet’s actions imply that he wants to establish an intimate relationship with Ophelia. Ophelia might become a tool of great use in Hamlet’s obligatory revenge in future. He has to declare publicly how he relates with Ophelia to clear the doubt in the following scenes.
Act 3 Scene 2 display Hamlet as a character who would do anything to accomplish his mission. He resolves to use a play to send a message to the murderer of his father. While the play does not elicit reactions from Claudius as expected, Hamlet makes a decision action to act more decisively. The actions upset the relationship with Gertrude and lead to the death of Polonius in Scene 4.
Work Cited
Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Barrons, 2002. Print.

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