February 25, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by Mike on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 5:19pm.

Can you please help me check these sentences? Thank you very much.

1) In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub is something that makes all human beings hesitate (?) to face the undiscovered land.
2)In Hamlet's soliloquy the rub stands for an obstacle that makes human beings hesitate and prevents them from facing the unknown.
3) Hamlet wonders if it is better to face our earthly sorrow (better: his earthly sorrows) or fly to other unknown pains. (better: whether it is better)
3) Hamlet wonders if there is something after death or if death is only a sleep in the dust, which makes death itself desirable (is there a contraddiction?).
4)The conception of death as a liberation from the human body is countered by the doubt of the Renaissance man that afflicts Hamlet.
5) Hamlet wonders whether it is better to bear the slings and arrows of an outrageous fortune or make a stand against the sea of troubles that afflicts men.
6) He understands that both active and passive actions (resistance) have as a retribution (correction: will lead to) death.
7) The result will always be death whether by killing Claudius or by taking his own life.
8) Because of that (for this reason) he begins to think about the meaning of cowardice and he finally portrays it as the passive action of bearing the pains of human existence.
9) In contrast, he regards courage as the ability to go beyond life and death in order to carry out the task (? his plan of revenge).

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