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Hate And Vengeance In Hamlet By William Shakespeare

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Revenge often corrupts the mind from thinking straight. All the characters in the play were impacted by other people’s vengeance. Due to this, many characters met their doom. In Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, the theme of revenge is portrayed, by Hamlet’s decisions, the desires of other characters, and the fates that they met.

The feelings of hate and vengeance convinces Hamlet to take action. But, he does not act quickly. Though he does not know who killed his father, a ghost explains to him what happened. His father's ghost instructs him to avenge him. “Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder,” (Shakespeare 62). Soon, he is sure that Claudius had killed King Hamlet. He eventually stages a play, trying to see how Claudius would react.
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