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Hamlet

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Hamlet

"To Be Insane or Not To Be Insane That Tis
The Question"

     With in Hamlet, Shakespeare gives a psychological dimension to the thouoghts and
actions of each of his characaters, exspecially hamlet.  Shakespeare gives the reader an
indepth look into the mind of Hamlet.  If shakespeare had not given the reader the complex
psychological state of Hamlet, then yes one could say Hamlet was insane, but Shakespeare
did.  He made sure that there was an explanation, logical reason for all of his actions.
Hamlet, at the very least was sane.  In the play Hamlet was percieved as being mad, but
there was a just cause.  The symbolic meaning of Hamlet's actions are the underlining
meaning for his unconscious motivation toward his actions.  This means that Hamlet, maybe
not knowing it at the time, would logically justify his actions.  For example in act III,
Hamlet said to Ophelia:

You should not have believed me;
for virtue cannot so inoculate our
old stock but we shall reli...

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