Hamlet Is Miserable Not Just Because Of His Father's Honesty Analysis

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"Hamlet is miserable, not just because of his father's death, but because he craves honesty while everyone else around him is engaged in deception and manipulation" I agree with the statement, “Hamlet is miserable, not just because of his father's death, but because he craves honesty while everyone else around him is engaged in deception and manipulation". I believe that Hamlet wants everyone to be honest but really they are doing the opposite instead and filling him with lies only to get what they want or to protect themselves from something. The people he should be trusting are betraying and lying to him. This includes his family and close friends. His father’s death was very miserable for him but even the death of his father is filled…show more content…
(1.5.35-40). It is revealed that Claudius is the murderer. Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle who is always around him, uses deception. Hamlet realizes a close family member has deceived to everyone, only to get what he wants and to protect himself. Hamlet feels unhappy and depressed when he finds out something that was not expected has happened. He also finds out that the murderer that killed his father is married to his mother. When talking to the ghost , his ghost says, “Ay, that incestuous, that adulterate beast,/With witchcraft of his wit, with traitorous gifts—/O wicked wit and gifts, that have the power/So to seduce!—won to his shameful lust/The will of my most seeming-virtuous queen./O Hamlet, what a falling off was there!(1.5.42-47). The ghost tells Hamlet that his mother has fallen into a spell, where she believes lust is real love and married a horrible murderer. His mother was manipulated to marry Claudius. This manipulation causes Hamlet to be unhappy and hurts him a lot. Hamlet does not like the people that engage in deception and manipulation because those deception and manipulation always hide really important things, like his father’s death. Due to deception and manipulation,

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