The Elizabethan play The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark
is one of William Shakespeare's most popular works. One of the
possible reasons for this play's popularity is the way Shakespeare
uses the character Hamlet to exemplify the complex workings of the
human mind. The approach taken by Shakespeare in Hamlet has generated
countless different interpretations of meaning, but it is through
Hamlet's struggle to confront his internal dilemma, deciding when to
revenge his fathers
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