Tragic Flaws In Hamlet

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One Flaw Can Change Anything

No one is perfect. We are all created with flaws, but what we do with our flaws can make us a better person or lead to our demise. In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Hamlet has one tragic and fatal flaw that leads to his downfall. Hamlet is unable to follow through with his promise to a ghost about avenging his father’s death. Is he unwilling or just unable?

Once you make a deal, you must follow through. Although for Hamlet, it isn’t just that simple. He must weight several different views than just that one. He has spoken with a ghost that looks exactly the same to his passed father. The ghost tells him that Hamlet’s father was murdered by his brother so he could inherit his kingdom, wealth, and
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