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Hamlet's Transformation

Summary: In William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Hamlet undergoes a transformation from a procrastinator who's in conflict with himself to one who puts himself and his beliefs before others.
William Butter Yeats once stated: "Why should we honor those who die on the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself." In the context of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Hamlet proves this quote to be accurate within himself and within the relationships of people around him.

Hamlet's most difficult hurdle throughout the play is the conflict within himself. Hamlet being a tragic hero, he must have a tragic flaw. Procrastination is the element of Hamlet's personality that led to the tragic deaths of many of the characters and the basis for his inner conflict. For the majority of the play Hamlet's way of life as he portrays it to the other characters is an act, a show. The few moments where we get to see Hamlet in a genuine state is during his soliloquies and when he is...

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