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In Hamlet what images relate to death?
-- Linda Bui (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 2005
Mostly, sleep, rest, dreaming, unconsciousness. Also related, though, are images of decay, and earth, dust and soil. Also, visually, there are the bones and skulls - the 'bare bones' of death - in V.i. Also, in Hamlet's soliloquy in I.ii, there is: 'that this too, too solid flesh could melt, thaw, and resolve itself into a dew'.
-- catherine england (email@example.com), January 24, 2005.