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A Slow Descent Into Madness

Summary: In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, we are introduced to a young nobleman, Hamlet, who rapidly descends into madness. Throughout history, man has struggled to overcome the psychological anxieties of the mind in pursuit of justice and redoing the wrong.
In the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, we are introduced to a young nobleman, Hamlet, who rapidly descends into madness. Throughout history, man has struggled to overcome the psychological anxieties of the mind in pursuit of justice and redoing the wrong. At first glance, it seems Hamlet portrays a false sense of madness; however, the character of Hamlet is obviously troubled. In Hamlet, the character of Hamlet attempts to redeem his father's vows, but fails due to the psychological aspects of his thoughts.

Throughout Hamlet, the reader can clearly identify that Hamlet constantly questions his capabilities; in addition, Hamlet also contemplates his existence in the grand scheme of things. In Act One, Scene Two, Hamlet states that "My father's brother - but no more like my father than I to Hercules." (Shakespeare 1.2, 42) In this quote, Hamlet compares that his uncle is nothing like his father...

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