Hamlet is the son of Queen Gertrude and late King Hamlet. Hamlet is also the nephew of King Claudius. In the story Hamlet many people are stuck between if he is actually insane or if he is faking his insanity. Some people really do believe he is mad, and some people believe he is absolutely not mad. The story is very dramatic, and a lot goes on. Hamlet has had to go through a lot in this play. One of the main problems in the story are the anger he has against his uncle Claudius and mother and having to deal with the constant changes of emotion. Also one other problem is having to deal with the death of his father. I believe his irrational emotions are linked to his insanity.
Hamlet’s character in this story is kind of odd, he does not act like anybody else in the story. He seems very angry and indecisive. He obviously carries a lot of anger and hatred for his family but his anger is mainly toward his uncle and his mother. His father King Hamlet has been killed by his own brother King Claudius to overthrow the crown and take his spot and after this his mother, Queen Gertrude and his father’s brother started having relations with each other. This causes Hamlet to be really uncomfortable and felt that it was disgusting. He was disgusted with the choices she has made so quickly after her husband’s death and because Hamlet felt as if the relationship she had with her brother in law was incest. In the beginning of the story Hamlet’s character is bitter, sad and he was also kind of selfish. Towards the end of the play is when he is becoming very angry, indecisive and impulsive.
In the story it is hard for some people to tell if he is insane or not. Sometimes it will seem like it but sometimes it will not. He is bipolar and his emotions change very quickly. There are many symptoms of insanity, and you do not have to have all of them to be considered insane. The many symptoms of insanity include confused thinking. Confused thinking can be just like indecisiveness or hesitation. Strong feelings of anger are also another symptom of insanity which Hamlet does have. In the story he does tend to rash out a lot and he becomes very impulsive. If you are insane,
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