Examples Of Insanity In Hamlet

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A Man’s Insanity Hamlet’s sanity was debated. He had really started to show this when he had seen his father’s ghost. The being had told him to kill the king, Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius. Hamlet had started to have some noticeable bits of insanity. Hamlet had referred to the ghost as if it were a real person. Hamlet had talked to himself. There had been many rumors though that Hamlet had become insane. The guess that the reason why Hamlet was acting the way he was was because of his Father’s death. There had been many different examples of Hamlet’s possible insanity. There had also been signs that he may have been rather in love with death. That he was too attached to it.

Hamlet had been told to kill the king. He had this idea because he was told from the Ghost of his father, King Hamlet. He had planned to reveal that Claudius murdered the previous king. He wanted to show that through a play. He had asked for some actors to add a scene to hopefully gain some evidence that it was Claudius. He was able to get a reaction and was able to gain the evidence he needs to hopefully frame Claudius with the murder of his father. "Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't." (2.2.129-133) Hamlet had told the queen. Although, he was brushed off. He knew he had to take this into his own hands. …show more content…

It was because of how he started acting after his father died. He was thought to be insane. The king, Claudius, had even thought of this. So, there wasn’t much trust in what Hamlet’s words. But that did not bother Hamlet. “The spirit that I have see May be the devil: and the devil hath powe. To assume a pleasing shape; yea, and perhaps, Out of my weakness and my melancholy. As he is very potent with such spirits. Abuses me to damn me. I'll have grounds. More relative than this. The play's the thing. Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King.” (2.2.627-634) He wanted to have revenge for what happened to his

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