In the pay "Hamlet", the main character is a man who wants revenge. He wants it so bad that he becomes obsessed with the idea until it ultimately kills him.
Insanity has been defined in many different ways, but essentially, it's a state in the thoughts and emotions of a person restrict his or her reasoning/ proper judgement. Hamlet lets the fact that his uncle killed his father rule his actions for most of the
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up. His mental heath is slowly deteriorating while he still tries to exact revenge on the king.
Hamlet is driven insane by a lot of things that happen to him. His father dying, his uncle marrying his mother his father coming back and telling him that Claudius murdered him, all these things sent him over the edge. He is driven to his death by his own need for revenge. Hamlet truly is a tragic hero.