Hamlet Essay | A Character Analysis of Hamlet

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A Character Analysis of Hamlet

Summary: Analyzes the character of Hamlet, from the William Shakespeare play of the same name. Describes the dichotemy of Hamlet, a man of thought forced to be a man of action. Explores Hamlet's dilemma in the role of revenger.
Hamlet fascinates many readers and the first thing to point out about him is that he is mysterious. Shakespeare's work demonstrates Hamlet's dilemma as the role of revenger showing a man of thought forced to be a man of action. Hamlet is extremely philosophical and introspective. He is particularly drawn to difficult questions or questions that cannot be answered with any certainty. Faced with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, Hamlet becomes obsessed with proving his uncle's guilt before trying to act. He is equally overwhelmed with questions about the afterlife, about the wisdom of suicide, and about what happens to bodies after they die.

However, even though he is thoughtful to the point of obsession, Hamlet also behaves rashly and impulsively. When he does act, it is with surprising as when he stabs Polonius through a curtain without even checking to see who...

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