For example, Hamlet, after learning that his father’s death was a murder, wants to be certain that he is being told the truth before taking revenge. Even after confirming that Claudius is the murderer, Hamlet thinks to himself, “And now I’ll do’t…/And so I am revenged,” contemplating whether or not to kill Claudius, and he still is not able to do it (Shakespeare. III. iii. 77-79).
A reaction to news like that could consist of almost anything. Although in Prince Hamlet’s case, he learns of his father’s murder from his father himself, “Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder, Murder? Murder most foul, as in the best it is; But this most foul, strange, and unnatural” (I,V, 30-33). Hamlet is told to avenge the murder of his father by the ghost of King Hamlet. Although he simply plans to put on an anti-disposition and eventually kill whom he believes to be the murderer of his father, Claudius.
In the beginning of the play, Shakespeare reveals the characters that make up the plot of the play. The main protagonist, Hamlet is shown to be motionally unstable. After discovering the death of his father, Hamlet is seeking revenge on the person responsible. He has a strong feeling that Claudius was responsible for the murder of his father after his mother marries Claudius and Hamlet decides to put on an act that would re-enact the murder. Hamlet hopes that by visually showing the murder, he
Through out the play, Hamlet has many opportunities to avenge his father's death by murdering Claudius, how ever there seems to always be something that give us the impression that Hamlet is holding back. There are many reasons as to why Hamlet might be delaying the revenge. It could be said that Hamlet fears the consequence of killing, or it could be that Hamlet didn't want to hurt his mother, or maybe its simply because one does not simply walk up to a king and kill him, especially if you're going to follow that up with It's ok, he murdered my father, the ghost told me so. One of the many reasons as to why he delays the killing could be that he is afraid of the consequence as to what will come after killing. It could be said that Hamlet is quite religious seeing that he fears his fait if murdering Claudius during his prayer, "Now might I do it pat, now a is a-praying, and now I'll do't - and so goes to heaven, and am I reneged.
Is Hamlet Insane? The topic of whether Hamlet is insane or not insane has become a very controversial dispute. Some say he Hamlet actually started to progressively become insane as the play went on (thoughts of suicide, etc.) and some say that he just put on an act to gain an opportunity to avenge his father’s death., who was murdered my Claudius, his brother. I believe that Hamlet was completely aware of the words he spoke and the actions he made and acted in a way that could be considered “insane” for vengeance.
Hamlet faced himself with a painful loss and feels the betrayal towards his mother due to the reason that she married the murderer of her husband. Hamlets emotions start to change drastically due to the indecision of how to proceed his situation. Should he go towards revenge and fallow his duty as son or fallow his duties and expectations as Prince. Hamlet finds a way in which he could fallow his duty as son by killing Claudius in a manner in which he would not find fault in. Hamlet gathers evidence against Claudius and then has the right to comply with his revenge towards Claudius but also stays as Prince to fallow his responsibility.
Everyone became more cautious and many had lost the trust of foreign societies, even society itself. This concept is modeled by William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, where immense adversity shapes the character of young Hamlet in his search for vengeance in his father’s name. In the play, Hamlet is first confronted with adversity when a ghost explains that his father was murdered by his uncle. This situation shifts his identity and forces the already mourning Hamlet into a deep depression where he is hell bent on revenge. At the start of the play, Shakespeare introduces Claudius as a wise and confidant ruler with no apparent flaw.
Although one thing is for certain: avenge his father’s death. To fulfill this desire, he felt as though “an eye for an eye” was the only way for justice to be served. After investigation using a performance reenacting the entire murder scene of his father though using different characters, he discovered the truth of Claudius’ actions based upon his reaction. That was enough for Hamlet to go through with his plan and seek revenge on Claudius. Hamlet’s fault his father and sister go.
In both cases the dead fathers tell their sons that something is amiss. also both of the ghost told their sons to remember. Both sons seek to claim their rightful places after some nudging from their fathers and best friends ( Horatio and Nala, who endorse that Hamlet and Simba are the equitable kings). At the final scenes, the evil uncles attempt to follow through with killing their nephews. In Hamlet, Claudius attempts to
It is her report to Claudius that seals his decision to have Hamlet executed. In scene I we learn a lot about Claudius’ character. He is a selfish king who is more concerned with his self preservation than achieving justice. His response to Polonius’ death is to get rid of Hamlet – not to punish Hamlet for his crime but rather to remove the threat Hamlet poses to his