Hamlet's Delay

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Is it fair to accuse Hamlet of Delay? If so, why does he delay? If not, what other explanation do you feel is justified? At the end of Act 3 Scene 3 we see Hamlet enter the King’s private chapel with a sword ready to kill Claudius. He does not carry out his job and delays the killing. From this I think it is fair to accuse Hamlet of delay but for what reasons did he …

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…He sounds confused and I think that maybe he is working his mind too hard and is on the verge of breaking down. We can imagine what must be going through the mind of someone who is about to murder a King. I think Hamlet is creating mixed ideas in his mind and really wants to take his revenge out on Claudius in a just way, but is also tempted to murder him without thinking.