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Hamlet's Hesitation

Summary: Essay discusses Hamlet's procrastination to exact revenge on Claudius in the play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare.
In the Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet, the main character, Hamlet, is given the responsibility to avenge the King of Denmark's (also his father) murder. As Hamlet struggles to perform this task, Hamlet debates within himself as to the validity of the task assigned and his very own motives. As the play progresses, so does Hamlet alter his feelings to take revenge. In this play, Hamlet's hesitation to perform his revengeful murder is caused by the strength of his values, honesty, and Christian background.

It is in Act I when Hamlet is first informed of the murder of his father. Horatio, Marcellus, and Bernardo lead Hamlet to the site where King Hamlet's ghost has previously been seen. According to contemporary ideas relating to ghosts, Hamlet knows that it may be a good spirit sent back to help, or an evil spirit, maybe even the devil himself, appearing in the form...

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