The Seven Deadly Sins In Shakespeare's Hamlet

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Throughout the play, Hamlet is committing several of the seven deadly sins. One of them,however, is shown most prominent throughout the play. That specific sin is Wrath. Most all of the things he did in the play were out of anger towards his friends, subordinates, and of course, his uncle.There is evidence throughout the play supporting my claim and I will show it in this essay. At the very beginning of the play when he encounters the ghost of his father, Hamlet is told the real circumstances of his father’s death. Claudius, his uncle, had murdered hamlet’s father in his sleep and swooped in to steal his brother’s throne, and also Hamlet’s mother. Hamlet is immediately confused and angered by what his father’s ghost had told him. Not only
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