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Claudius's Power In Hamlet

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Due to Claudius’ power as the king of Denmark and Hamlet’s position as the heir to the throne, Hamlet cannot attack Claudius “It is not nor it cannot come to good but break my heart for I must hold my tongue”(1. 2. 50-55) until he is certain that Claudius is guilty of the murder. Hamlet is cautious as he knows that if he kills Claudius and it turns out that he was innocent Hamlet will have committed a crime against God and against Denmark and he will have deprived his mother of the man she
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