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Analyse how Hamlet explores questions of mourning and remembrance. Questions you could address in your essay include: How do different characters mourn and remember the dead?

Research Essay :
The essay has to make a critical argument about Hamlet It drawing on one of the theoretical lenses discussed
during the course (see assignment). The essay has to demonstrate critical insights, close-reading skills, and
judicious use of secondary sources.
Assignment:
Analyse how Hamlet explores questions of mourning and remembrance. Questions you could address in your
essay include: How do different characters mourn and remember the dead? Does the society imagined in the
play have shared mourning rituals, or a shared understanding of what it means to mourn or remember, or of what
obligations the living have to the dead? How does the play explore the politics of memory, and the interplay
between private and public or communal memory?

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