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Homework Help: English

Posted by Henry2 on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 2:14pm.

I urgently need you to check these sentences? Thank you very much in advance.

1) From which perspectives does Hamlet consider death in his famous soliloquy “To Be or not to Be”?
The Medieval perspective which considers death as physical liberation from the prison of the body and earthly affliction is countered by the Renaissance one, which doubted the existence of an afterlife.
2) If death, unlike sleep, is an end in itself, that is all earthly troubles are finished with it, then it is very desirable.
3) As in sleep, there is the possibility of dreaming, and Hamlet wonders if there will be dreams after death. It is for this reason that human beings are so reluctant to take their own lives and would rather tolerate earthly sorrows and troubles.
4) What does the word “rub” denote and connote?
5) In the game of bowls, the rub was an obstacle in the ground which prevented the ball from going in its proper course.
6) Hamlet uses the word rub to refer to the obstacle which makes humans hesitate before taking their own lives. 7) As in sleep there is the possibility of dreaming, Hamlet wonders if there will be dreams after death. This is the obstacle which makes us reluctant to commit suicide.

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