The Villain In Hamlet

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In most dramas there is a hero and a villain. There are also some stories where one person is both the hero and the villain. In the story of Hamlet there are multiple villains and no heroes. Everybody has a fault that leads to something tragic or dramatic during the story the main villain in this story is Hamlet. In Shakespeare’s play “The Tragedy of Hamlet” mostly negative things come out of them. During the beginning of the play we find out that Hamlet loses his father the King of Denmark. This causes a great depression to Hamlet. Soon after Hamlet becomes even more upset due to the fact that he finds out that his uncle Claudius will be marrying his mother Gertrude and be the new King of Denmark. This causes Hamlet to go crazy, insane,…show more content…
In Act II Scene I Ophelia goes to her father and explains what Hamlet has just done. This get Polonius thinking that Hamlet 's gone incredibly mad and goes to the king. Polonius then makes everyone believe that this is the reason for Hamlet 's insane madness, but they don’t even know that this has nothing to do with what’s going on with Hamlet. If that was the case in this story I believe it would just be another version of Frankenstein where he is just going insane because he wants someone to love. Towards the end of the play Hamlet sets up a trap in order to catch his uncle and make him confess of his actions. During the play he is going crazy. Hamlet begins to stare at the king to see if he reacts to the play in any way, and does, and in result Hamlet is thrilled and cheers with the actors as the king leaves his seat. This is when Horatio believes that Hamlet is not mad. This is probably the turning point in hamlet 's craziness as it shifts from completely crazy to a little less crazy. At the end of the book everything begins to fall apart as people begin to die one by one. Hamlet 's madness has led him to battling Laertes in a fencing match that…show more content…
I do believe however that Hamlet is not mad he just simply acts that way he does when either Claudius, Gertrude, and Polonius is around. He never acts mad around Horatio, or any of the guards for that matter. He only acts mad around the people that accuse him of being mad. I do believe however that Hamlet has every right to be mad because think about it Hamlet lost his father. Anybody that has lost a loved one is never going to be the same person that they used to be before. Also to find out that your own uncle killed your father makes it even worse. To top that Hamlet 's mother married his uncle like a month after his father had died. Maybe this could have been the case with Victor Frankenstein. Maybe his mother had passed away and that’s what had made him crazy. Victor need someone else to replace his mother so he got started with his work. I think that this could apply to any teen kid or even adult had to go through all that drama and crisis in their lives I think that they would go crazy
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