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Re: To be or not to be, that is the questioin.

Posted by David FG on August 02, 2006

In Reply to: To be or not to be, that is the questioin. posted by Li Da on August 02, 2006

: To be or not to be, that is the questioin.

: I'm an English learn, can anyone tell me the meaning of the above phrase?

: Thank you.

Basically, the gloomy Dane (Hamlet) is wondering whether he should live ('be') or kill himself ('not to be').

In the end, the decision is taken out of his hands.

DFG