Hamlet's Sixth Soliloquy

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The main theme in Hamlet’s sixth soliloquy is with, Hamlet struggles with the repercussion on the timing of killing Claudius. Hamlet is looking to avenging the death of his father the king. More so, Hamlet knows if he is to kill Claudius, after his has prayed to God to forgive him of his sins, then Claudius would go to heaven, whereas, if he is to be patient and wait for Claudius to sin this would assure that Claudius spirit would go to hell. Hamlet’s reasoning behind this was for Claudius to have the same fate of his father spirit, for the Ghost is “Doom’d for a certain term to walk the night,And for the day confin’d to fast in fires,Till the foul crimes done in my day of natureAre burnt and purge’d away.” (Shakespeare, 1600, p. 654) For
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