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O Woe, Tragic Hamlet

Summary: Of all the characters in William Shakespeare's plays, none compare to Hamlet in terms of being a tragic hero. Hamlet's intellectual, idealistic, and emotional characteristics all contribute greatly to his tragic downfall.
In every tragic story, there is always a tragic hero. Upon many, many tragic stories, no other writer can surpass Shakespeare's gift for writing heart-rending, tragic plays that connect to the very core of the human condition. No other writer can incorporate and combine together the nobility and the flaw of a character like Shakespeare. His characters possess human flaws that play important roles in their inevitable downfall. Othello, for example, was vanquished by his jealousy and Macbeth's pride was the cause of his demise. Yet, none of these characters can compare to the tragic downfall of one of William Shakespeare's most famous and passionate play, Hamlet. The fact that Hamlet is intellectual, idealistic, and emotional all contribute greatly in his downfall. Hamlet himself is the nature of his tragedy.

At the beginning of Hamlet, even before he encounters his father's ghost, Hamlet is already conscious...

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