Hamlet Christian Beliefs

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with his idealistic Christian reality. Claudius is caught praying, this shows that even though there is evil in his uncle there is also pure guilt that proves to be his conscience coming back. Hamlet wants to kill him while he is praying, but that would immediately send him to heaven, so he wants to catch him while he is performing an act that would have "no taste of salvation in it." His Christian beliefs teach him not to seek revenge, however, revenge is what he is told he must seek by his deceased father that is seemingly suspended in a ghostly purgatory for his unfinished business. The ghost's thirst for revenge conveys that his father is not as perfect and saintly as Hamlet thinks he is throughout the play. His father's words and his rage

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