Hamlet knows that having the correct facts is so important because without hard evidence he may unjustly kill his uncle and have to d... ... middle of paper ... ...set with Hamlet for murdering his father, Polonius, and conspires with King Claudius against Hamlet. After all these tragic events it gets worse, Hamlet’s two very best friends plot against him, it drives him mad. It all starts with an act of insanity, then there is less acting involved and it finally ends up as Hamlet’s reality and tragedy for all. In conclusion, Hamlet could be considered insane, it is not just an act. In the beginning of the play, Hamlet is acting mad in order to avenge his father’s death, therefore he is able to gain vital information regarding King Hamlet’s death.
In Act I, scene 5, Hamlet is visited by the ghost who was his father. The ghost makes Hamlet aware of his murderous death when he tells Hamlet of how Claudius had killed him. The ghost says this to Hamlet regarding Claudius, "Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder." This is where Hamlet is first inrtoduced to the revenge plot between himself and Claudius. Hamlet wants to insure that the ghost really was his dead father before he kills Claudius.
Claudius also found out that Hamlet know the truth about how his father had been tragedy killed, so that Claudius could become the king of Denmark. Hamlet was so paranoid that he started to kill his two friends as he thought they had betrayed him. Hamlet did not feel safe around anyone he know. Revenge is a type of disease that can take the mind over. Hamlet did feel sorry for killing his two friends when he said, “they are not near my conscience” (5.2.59).
Laertes assessment was right and wrong. All of the characters in this play are guilty of deception, lies, and spying. King Claudius did not act alone, but he was the cause for the majority of it. Killing King Hamlet was part of King Claudius's selfishness and jealousy. King Claudius wanted the crown for himself, he wanted to rule Denmark, and he wanted Queen Gertrude to be his bride.
Due to his dishonorable act of killing his brother, King Hamlet, a series of events took place causing chaos to break loose within the royal family in Denmark. Hamlet, son of King Hamlet, felt it was his duty to seek justified revenge for his Uncle Claudius’s crime, therefore Hamlet goes takes any measure necessary to prove that Claudius was guilty and to get justice for his late father. Lord Polonius, although not a part of the royal family, was corrupted in his own ways. He wanted to keep as close as possible to the royal family. He even went to the extremes of deceiving his children to get close to the royal family.
Hamlet believes Claudius will never live up to the legacy left by his father as the King of Denmark. The social context that is being revealed to the reader through Hamlets soliloquy describes three character traits he possesses: suicidal thoughts, concern for the well-being of his country, confusion towards his father's ghost and whether or not it’s in the countries best interest for him to get revenge. This also portrays how Queen Gertrude’s hasty nuptials after not having a proper time of mourning, goes against society in this era. Furthermore, this foreshadows the vast effect this will have on Hamlet. One character trait that Hamlet possessed was suicidal thoughts.
His ways of being very analytical and being hesitant are what lead to his fatal death. At the beginning of the play King Hamlet is murdered by his very own brother, Claudius. Hamlet had been very depressed with the death of his father. After speaking to his father 's ghost, he made him a promise of getting revenge on his uncle for killing him; However, Hamlet knew that
“One we do... ... middle of paper ... ... the room the Queen would not have drank the cup and died. All of the evil plotting Claudius did to try to kill Hamlet did not work to well and just lead to greater tragedies in the play. In Shakespeare’s play Hamlet the blame for all the tragedies can be put on Claudius. His evil nature created downfall for many of the characters in the play. The murder of the King, the decisions Claudius makes, and how he manipulates Laertes all lead to tragic events occurring.
Claudius needed to make a decision on what to do with the young, crazy Prince Hamlet. He had the options of talking to Hamlet, lying to him about wanting to kill him and work it out. Claudius could resign from king, and go into exile in a foreign country. The third option he could have done would be to publicly humiliate Hamlet to get him hated throughout the nation, and then when he killed Hamlet, no one would notice. The best option would have been for Claudius to resign from being king, resulting in Claudius’s survival.
For example, this quote justifies that King Claudius had to do something with late King Hamlet’s death, because after the play Claudius cried for the lights to be turned on and then stormed out of the room. Hamlet knew Claudius was guilty by his sudden conscience outburst. By now, Hamlet is on a full rage to proceed with his actions of avenging his father’s passing. Later on throughout the novel, Hamlet achieves his promise to his deceased father by slashing Claudius’s across the neck and had him forced to drink the poison cup. Finally, the first motivation was Hamlet to King Claudius because Hamlet needed to find out if Claudius was guilty of murdering his father and to avenge late King Hamlet’s