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Hamlet: a Noble Prince Who Suffers From a Corrupt Environment
“Hamlet is a noble prince who suffers from a corrupt world that is not suitable to his sensitive moral nature.” Though some may view Prince Hamlet, a fictional protagonist in the tragic play Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare, as a “madman,” he is simply misunderstood by the harsh society of Denmark. Mourning the loss of his recently deceased father, King Hamlet, Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, inherits the throne and even marries Queen Gertrude after just one short month. Through chaotic and twisted disastrous events, Hamlet must abide by a civilization that evidently has neither structure nor principles. After Prince Hamlet suffers from the death of his father, the rest of Denmark is delighted by the celebration of a new marriage. Claudius, the actual brother of King Hamlet, weds with his widow, Queen Gertrude. Claudius remarks that he wants to bring a new light into Denmark after the city was struck with King Hamlet’s death. The rest of the town is thrilled by the news, excluding Hamlet. How could the city of Denmark recover from their grief after just one month? Eventually, Hamlet’s trustworthy watchmen tell Hamlet that they have been seeing a ghost-like figure that represents the deceased King Hamlet. When the ghost visits yet again, he signals to speak with Hamlet privately. Hamlet quickly learns that Claudius is responsible for his father’s death as Claudius plotted a treacherous scheme to rule over Denmark. The ghost commands Hamlet to achieve one specific goal, “ Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder,” (Shakespeare, 1.5.31-57). Thus, Hamlet most certainly agrees to avenge his father’s death after the ghost explains the brutal details of how his own brother poisoned him. Because Hamlet has no substantial evidence of this unkind slaying, he tends to overthink his actions quite frequently. As…...

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