The Destruction Of Hamlet In William Shakespeare's Play

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Imagine killing someone and then getting banished from your country for doing this act. This reprocaution might seem justified, and it is, but in Hamlet by William Shakespeare, this tragic act happens, but your reaction will not be what you were expecting. You might expect that the person who committed the crime should be punished, but by the end of the play, your answer will surely change. You might not believe me, but Hamlet was living such a terrible life and trying so desperately to help everyone around him from breaking apart, that this reaction is rational and you won’t believe why!
Throughout this play, Hamlet goes through many tragic events including the death of his father, his mother marrying his uncle, and finding out that some of his greatest friends have been spying on him for his uncle. Even though the reader may not feel sympathy for him at first, once the reader realizes what he has gone through, they will want to be his best
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Once Hamlet finds out, he goes to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern and says to them “… do you think I am easier to be played on than a pipe? Call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, yet you cannot play upon me” (III, ii 400-402). This quote shows how upset Hamlet is that his best friends have betrayed him. This event shows that Hamlet cannot truly trust anyone around him and Shakespeare puts this information in because he wants the reader to feel sympathy for the lonely Hamlet. He is all alone in such a big kingdom. The only “person” that he can talk to and trust is his dead father’s ghost. Throughout this play, he was only trying to help out the people around him, but in the end, everything collapsed in on him, and when everything added up, he just fell apart and had no more patience with his uncle, which led Hamlet to killing

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