Posted by Ray Eston Smith Jr on December 19, 2010 at 10:46
What does Hamlet mean by his last words, "The rest is silence." I'm going to cheat a little by answering my own question. Please respond with agreement, disagreement, or alternative explanations.
Earlier in the play Laertes said of Hamlet: he...may give his saying deed...no further than the main voice of Denmark goes withal. He passed his dying voice (& Denmark) to Fortinbras.