Amlet, Prince of Denmark: Shakespeares philosophy of life

When Shakespeare has the gravedigger unearth the remains of Yorick and say, Alas, poor Yorick. I knew him well,Shakespare is making a serious comment on life and its meaning.
Assignment Directions:

In an essay of 500 words, interpret Shakespeares philosophy of life and what we consider important, such as family, possessions, wealth, health, etc. Only discuss the significance of the remains.

use examples from the play

source to use:Pearson Custom Library Introduction to Literature”
The Complete Works of Shakespeare”,edited by David Bevington,(2004),by permission of Pearson Education