Hamlet Essay | Hamlet: the Insanity of a Sane Genius

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Hamlet: the Insanity of a Sane Genius

Summary: To be sane, or not to be sane, that is the question many ask about Hamlet. Throughout William Shakespeare's Hamlet, there are many instances when Hamlet says or does something that seems incredibly odd, almost to the point of insane. However, by looking at who he acts insane towards, how he is able to tell the difference between his personas and convey it to others, and his ability to rationalize and reason while "insane", it becomes abundantly clear that Hamlet is in fact, quite sane.
To be sane, or not to be sane, that is the question many ask about Hamlet. Throughout William Shakespeare's Hamlet, there are many instances when Hamlet says or does something that seems incredibly odd, almost to the point of insane. However, by looking at who he acts insane towards, how he is able to tell the difference between his personas and convey it to others, and his ability to rationalize and reason while "insane", it becomes abundantly clear that Hamlet is in fact, quite sane. Whether Hamlet explicitly tells someone of his sanity, or the sharp, directed nature of his insults, there can be no doubt as to his sanity.

One of the trademark characteristics of someone who is insane is their inability to use rationale or think things through. However, Hamlet on many occasions is faced with a difficult decision or shows...

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