William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: Procrastinator of ‘To Be or Not To Be’

  • Md Rubel Parvez Lecturer, Department of English, University of Information Technology and Science, Dhaka, Bangladesh https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8555-4226
  • Md Mehedi Hassan Student, Department of English, University of Information Technology and Science, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Keywords: Tragedy, Procrastination, Conspiracy, Revenge, Bravery

Abstract

This paper will explore the procrastination of the protagonists of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and T.S Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”. Both protagonists of Hamlet &The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock were in procrastination, The protagonist of “Hamlet” play is Hamlet who was informed supernaturally that his uncle Claudius killed his father and he was planning to take the revenge but was procrastinating to kill King Claudius. This thesis paper also demonstrates the conspiracy of the palace of Hamlet’s royal family. This play had a tragedy in the end. On the other hand, the protagonist of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is Prufrock who fell in love with a young lady but he was also procrastinating to expose his feeling to that lady as he was old also a bald spot on his head. That is why he was afraid to express his feeling to that woman if he gets rejected. This paper also contains critical analysis; feminist elements, compare and contrasts of these two texts.

Published
2022-12-01
How to Cite
Rubel Parvez, M., & Mehedi Hassan, M. (2022). William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: Procrastinator of ‘To Be or Not To Be’. Shanlax International Journal of English, 11(1), 13-22. https://doi.org/10.34293/english.v11i1.5279
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