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Essay | Hamlet, An Indecisive Man

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Hamlet, An Indecisive Man

Summary: Examines the character of Hamlet in Shakespeare's play of the same name. Provides reasons for his inaction in a careful structured way.
Shakespeare certainly created a protagonist whose ability to act is impaired by many internal and external factors. However, it is difficult to say that he was actually an indecisive man, for little of the blame for his inaction lies at his feet. He is a victim of his circumstances, more than anything, and it is apt to say that he is unable to take action, because he is definitely a long way from being unwilling.

Prior to the demise of his father and his kingdom, Hamlet was purportedly a very different man. Horatio, Hamlet's best friend, calls him `our valiant Hamlet.' (I, i) Whether this view is based on fact or is clouded by Horatio's own undoubted love for Hamlet remains unclear, but there is certainly credulity to the fact in light of Hamlet's circumstances. Hamlet is first seen to be decisive on the parapet...

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