Which tragedy is the source of the soliloquy "To be, or not to be"?

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LITERATURE QUESTION #2615

Which tragedy is the source of the soliloquy "To be, or not to be"?

Hamlet

Explanation

The line "To be, or not to be" is from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" (written around 1600), act 3, scene 1. It is one of the most famous lines in world literature and the best known line from Hamlet. Hamlet is is a revenge tragedy about prince Hamlet, who faces a series of dilemmas in the wake of his father's murder. The murderer is his uncle Claudius, who has seized the throne and married Hamlet's mother, Dowager Queen Gertrude.

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