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Honor And Conscience In Harold Skulsky's Hamlet

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In Harold Skulsky’s Revenge, Honor, and Conscience in ‘Hamlet’, he discusses that by the uncertainty of his instruction, Hamlet’s father basically leaves it up to Hamlet to make a choice with possible options for revenge. Lack of will and the code of honor are eventually disproved. Though Hamlet never disregards his promise to unlimited vengeance, he manages to lessen it by engaging from conscience and compassion, first to the code of honor, and then, having to become a doomed scourge of God. These calls lead up to Hamlet's ultimate reunion of conscience with sacred order, and label a stable religious downfall from which he is saved, through no quality of his own, by the brief insanity of his final outbreak of rage. Skulsky says, "...honor
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