Greed In Hamlet

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There are a variety of sins committed in the play, Hamlet, by William Shakespeare. Much of the conflict is caused by different levels of lust, envy, greed, and wrath. However, the most prevalent of all sins that keeps showing up throughout the work is pride. The character of the play that shows most pride is the main protagonist, Hamlet. The first of Hamlet’s prideful nature that the audience notices takes place in act III when he claims that his plan to figure out if Claudius killed his father is flawless. He even explained to Horatio that he is willing to bet a large sum of money on whether he is right or not. Hamlet has no logical evidence of the crime that has been committed, and he is that positive that his plan is going to be carried
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