Here’s fine revolution, an we had the trick to see’t.

Here now is a fine example of a line that might be stretched and pulled to fit a variety of lens.
Marxists, for example, might make much of this revolution.
It’s a line that could be used for any revolution.
We could use it now, in fact. I do feel as though I’m getting to see a revolution of women right before my very eyes. It is a trick to see it. And a kick.

However – I’m almost certain that this is not the sort of revolution Hamlet means. I mean, he’s talking about the ironic circle of life. The revolution is a turning of the globe, a turning of life, the way a woman who might have knocked peasants upon the head for fun is now unceremoniously knocked about the head by a gravedigger.


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