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Hamlet: The tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind. So begins the Olivier version of Shakespeare s Hamlet , and many others follow suit. Hamlet to many is portrayed as a weak-minded individual because he is juvenile. Many have the opinion that he led seven unnecessary deaths because he was a delinquent. It is the understanding that Hamlet is a juvenile delinquent and that he is mixed up in the horrible teen years of his time. Hamlet identifies more so to an adolescent than an adul

Crazy Hamlet Shakespeare The real question is Hamlet crazy or is he just acting it. In my opinion there are many things throughout the play that make me tend to believe that he is crazy. When Hamlet enters Opheliu"s room and she has the question if he is truly mad or if he is just acting. Hamlet is proven o be crazy in this play and statements and actions he days and does are the thing that prove this. There are many things that make me tend to beleive that Hamlet is crazy. There are also man

Horatio’s role in the play Hamlet, which was written by William Shakespeare, is extremely important. In the first place, Horatio was the person who told Hamlet about the ghost. He also had the job of watching Claudius while the play was going on in order to see if he showed his guilt. Lastly, at the end of the play, Horatio had to tell everyone the truth about Hamlet. Hamlet could not do it himself because he died along with eight other characters. Hamlet would never have known abou

The real question is: is Hamlet crazy or is he just acting? In my opinion there are many things throughout the play that make me tend to believe that he is crazy. When Hamlet enters Opheliu's room and she has the question if he is truly mad or if he is just acting. Hamlet is proven to be crazy in this play and statements and actions he days and does are the thing that prove this. There are many things that make me tend to beleive that Hamlet is crazy. There are also many things that he does

Shakespeare s Hamlet is a complex story of revenge, the lack of love, and the madness of Hamlet. Hamlet is a victim of his own humanity. The decisions he must make, make him human, and his indecisiveness makes him a man. His father s ghost asks Hamlet to avenge his death, and Hamlet s procrastination to do so adds to his humanity. What we have in Hamlet is the exploration and implicit criticism of a particular state of mind or consciousness. In Hamlet, Shakespeare uses a series of e

Hamlets Problem In the play Hamlet, Hamlet is described as daring, brave, loyal, and intelligent, but he is consumed by his own thoughts. Hamlet s inability to act on his father s murder, his mother s marriage, and his uncle assuming of the thrown are all evidence that Hamlet doesn t know what is going on in his own life. Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder, demands the ghost in (Act I, Scene 5, line 23). The fact that his own uncle could kill his father leaves Hamlet crazy and con

Hamlet Price of Denmark Hamlet is faking madness to confuse his enemies so he can get his revenge. As I perchance hereafter shall think meet to put an antic disposition on (1.5.191-192). Hamlet is telling Horatio and Marcellus that he may choose to act mad in the future. Several times in the play, it is told to us that Hamlet will seem mad but in reality he is sane. Hamlet would want to act insane for several reasons. If he is thought to be insane, no one will pay much attention to his

Pleading with Hamlet not to follow the Ghost, Horatio asks him to think about what might happen if the Ghost "assume some other horrible form, / Which might deprive your sovereignty of reason / And draw you into madness. Horatio believes that the Ghost is not Hamlet's father in the form of a ghost, but a spirit in the form of Hamlet's father. That spirit could instantly take on another shape or lure Hamlet to the edge of a cliff, where the sight of the depth "so many fathoms to the se

In Lesson 19 of the videotape Literary Visions , the actor performs two interpretations of the monologue, To be or not to be . As said in the video, there are many ways that an actor can choose to interpret that particular speech in Hamlet. Many actors relish the opportunity to perform Hamlet, because of that particular speech. In a play, the actors interpretation of the character is what gives the audience the background and insights into the characters feelings, since there is not a

IS THE SOURCE OF HAMLET S GRIEF THE LOSS OF EVERYTHING THAT HE HOLDS DEAR? There is no doubt at all that the source of Hamlet s grief was associated with all of the different traumas he experienced during his life. His perfect little world crumbled, Leaving but a lonely and unhappy man, with the promise of avenging his father s death. Everyone that Hamlet cared for let him down in one way or another. This caused Hamlet to feign madness. The loss of his father is but one loss. It is all the o