Hamlet is his biggest enemy and in the end, Claudius didn’t defeat Hamlet, he defeated himself. Claudius didn’t do anything special or out of the ordinary to kill Hamlet and yet, Hamlet unraveled himself. Hamlet could have killed Claudius when the ghost came to him and told him to but instead, warned Claudius that he knew by putting on the play. Then Claudius discovered Hamlet knew and that is what set Claudius off to start planning how to kill him. If Hamlet had just acted, Claudius would have died and gone to hell.
The true question is will Hamlet ever get his revenge or will he delay until it is too late? Hamlet is presented with several opportunities to pursue his vengeance, but delays each time for multiple reasons in which reveal his true nature. There are many reasons Hamlet restrains from killing Claudius. Firstly, Hamlet does not know whether the ghost should be believed or if it is just the devil in disguise trying to trick him. This is a valid reason because if the ghost is the devil, then Hamlet’s soul will be damned to the Hell.
His Uncle, Claudius, killed his father so that he could be king and then proceeded to marry his mother. Almost all of Hamlet 's anger in the play is based around this event which happened before the play even
To test Claudius’s guilt, Hamlet adds a scene reenacting the murder of Hamlet’s father. Claudius abruptly leaves the play, and afterward, tries to pray. When Claudius is praying, Hamlet is considering killing him, but decides not to because he wants to kill him in sin so that he does not get a chance at last confession. They also all end up dying later in the story due to a sword fight and poison. In conclusion, I think that Hamlet 's actions were justified because if you put yourself in his place, the possibility of murdering your father 's murderer would undoubtedly be an option that would be in anyone 's head.
He is also making a comment on how horrible of a king Claudius is and how disgusting he feels that he was lied to behind his back and as all of this is going on the people who was watching the fight was seeing this event happening. When Hamlet was limping to the king and when he was saying all of the quote Hamlet took his pointed sword and through the torso area Clausius was stabbed by Hamlet and then reaching for the cup he poured every last bit of the liquid into Claudius mouth and he instantly died. Hamlet oh poor Hamlet suffers from the pain of everything and looks at Horatio and told him the he is dead repeats that about 3 times that he was dead as the poison slowly taking over his body, he quickly told Horatio to not hurt himself and to stay alive so he could tell the story of what he saw and every last breath and every last heartbeat Hamlet is sadly gone. Horatio is now on a mission that he is to tell the tragedy of Hamlet. In the play, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Hamlet makes a lot of violence in the scenes of this play this also lead the reader to think did Hamlet do all of this so that he could live and get his revenge?
As a result,Hamlet wants to destroy Claudius for every wrong deed he did. Canales 3 Hamlet is severely motivated into killing for his actions. It shows that Hamlet is vicious against his uncle. As we can see the evil snake Claudius married Hamlet’s mother who lost her husband. Now that it was revealed Hamlet inside is plotting to find a way to break them apart.
He was to the point where he thought it would just be easier to die than to live with all these struggles. Hamlet’s uncle Claudius killed his father which put a huge burden on his shoulders because he loved his father so much. What made it even worse was his mom, Gertrude, ended up marrying Claudius short after King Hamlet 's death. After the king was murdered, Hamlet saw his father’s “ghost” which told him that Claudius was in fact the one that killed him and that he wanted Hamlet to seek revenge for him by killing Claudius, but not to punish his mother for remarrying. He said it is not his place to do so and that heaven will judge her when it comes time.
In his fumbled plan for revenge, Hamlet accidentally kills Polonius, forces Polonius's son Laertes to seek revenge against him, and drives Ophelia crazy causing her to kill herself. Hamlet's insane behavior is a significant part of the story because it is supposedly part of his revenge plan, but also because of the additional problems, it creates. Some have argued that his madness was indeed an act, but rather real madness that he was trying to cover up by telling people
The climax where the hero has to almost encounter death. In Hamlet, things are different as he is poisoned by the sword which is used to kill Laertes. However, he is able to kill Laertes before Laertes kills him. He is also able to kill Claudius who has prepared poison for him. As the audience watches this part, they have fears that Hamlet will take the poison which Claudius has prepared (Bright Summaries, 2015).
Hamlet is distressed following the death of his father and the hurried marriage of his mother to Claudius who takes over the throne. The Uncle attempts to control Hamlet with care as he plans a scheme to stir up trouble. When Hamlet confirms his own fears, he meets the ghost of his father who urges Hamlet to avenge Claudius. The ghost says, "Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder" (Shakespeare, I, V, 31). A strategy to ensure he is not suspected to his plan, Hamlet fakes loyalty and obedience to Claudius.