Prince Hamlet: Feigned Madness, Ghosts, And Murder

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Feigned madness, ghosts, and murder. Prince Hamlet is surrounded by crazy circumstances. Throughout Shakespeare’s play we see Prince Hamlet claiming that his madness is feigned, but truly he does cross to the point of no return. Ophelia truly has gone mad. Her life is turned to ruin, that kind of madness you can’t fake. We begin in Denmark, Hamlet has lost his father the king and Gertrude his mother has now married his uncle, Claudius. Now this would make any soul go a little crazy, between grief over the death of a father and a strange marriage of mother and uncle. Would Hamlet just play crazy, I believe he would. He wanted to kill his uncle, because he believed his uncle killed his father. He clearly states this in

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