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What Is Hamlet's Tragic Flaw

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Tragic flaw- Hamlet’s major tragic flaw is his natural tendency to overthinking without acting. He waits months to execute his plan for revenge. He has something truly worthwhile to fight for, yet he hesitates. Additionally, his overthinking foils any actions he might have executed. Hamlet had the perfect opportunity to kill Claudius while he was praying, but he talked himself out of it. Instead of immediately avenging his father, Hamlet concocts a scheme to see if the ghost was lying to him. He over prepares his plans. His overthinking leads to obsession; his obsessions muddy his plans for revenge and further stall his actions. As Hamlet hesitates to act, his enemies are already acting against him. Fate- It is Hamlet’s fate to be tragic
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