Examples Of Moral Ambiguity In Hamlet

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His father is dead and his uncle marries his mother. Then, he finds out that his uncle murdered his father for the crown. Many aspects of Shakespeare’s characterization of Hamlet in the play, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, point toward the idea of moral ambiguity. Not all people are purely evil or purely good, especially in Hamlet. Every character in the play is responsible for some sort of wrongdoing, but each character is a good person, excluding Claudius, manipulated by other characters with or without the character’s own knowledge. The Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, stands out as a morally ambiguous character due to his conflicting morals and indecisiveness, making it more apparent that Hamlet’s intentions are unclear. Hamlet’s intentions to avenge

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