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...e in life may tell you that things you are doing are wrong, and sometimes you won’t see where they are coming from, however no one says you have to listen to them. This quotation makes me feel empowered to only listen to my own opinion because I am the only one that should be able to dictate what I think because I have that power. Connecting the to play, I believe that Hamlet may be saying this to justify his future act of killing his uncle. Hamlet truly believes his uncle is a serpent and deserves to die and is also reassured of this by his father’s ghost. Hamlet doesn’t see anything wrong with killing an uncle who he hates, so therefore he belittles the sin and makes it seem like a good thing. By choosing to look at the pros instead of the cons Hamlet has turned a seemingly bad occurrence into a positive, and just like Hamlet anyone is capable of such a thing too.
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