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William Shakespeare’s famously philosophical play Hamlet epitomizes the revenge tragedy; the play’s characters are forced to act vengefully only to result in a bloody, dismal ending. The most obvious instance of revenge in the play is that of Hamlet against Claudius whom corruptly becomes the king of Denmark after he murders Hamlet’s father. Spurred by the ghost of the deceased king, Hamlet sways between moods of adamancy and half-hearted uncertainty in his quest to repay his father’s life, a task which proves complicated. Christian doctrine plays a key role in the play as it pervades Hamlet’s and the other revenge seekers’ lives and forces them to reconcile their actions with their moral obligations, tying together the idea of malicious revenge and the ultimate Christian tragedy of damnation. The revenge which serves as the central plot of the play is brought to light when a ghost,—presumably that of Hamlet’s father—appears to Hamlet.
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Hero’s are defined by the actions they take, but they either live to see there fall or die heroically. One of shakespheres most memorable tragic hero’s Hamlet is the definition of a tragic hero. In the book, Hamlet, Shakespeare’s character hamlet is determined on killing his uncle the king. This goal proves to be challenging to him due to his morals. He often struggles with this throughout the book.