Antithesis is one of shakespeare's favourite dramatic devices it refers to the claudius' speech to court and his speech to hamlet (act 1 scene 2) 2 hamlet's. We are introduced to the brooding prince of denmark in this scene with critical notes and analysis.
Hamlet's soliloquy in act 1, scene 2 (lines 131-161) provides a number of literary devices that offer insight into hamlet's character one is found at the beginning.
Antithesis: an-tith'-e-sis juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas (often, although not always, in parallel structure) hamlet, act 1, scene 2,. In act 1 scene 2 claudius gives hamlet a speech to try and get him to stop bringing up his father, probably fearing that the more the late king was talked about,.
Summary in a trumpet flourish, claudius, the new king of denmark, and his wife gertrude enter their stateroom in the company of various courtiers, including. View notes - antithesis hamlet act 1 scene 2 from woms 101 at gonzaga university the use of antithesis can help emphasize the difference between two .