Hamlet’s Insanity…is it real?
In William Shakespeare’s Play Hamlet, many issues have been raised about Hamlet’s over all sanity. He has experienced many things that might make one think he has gone crazy, for example, his father’s murder, killing Polonius accidentally, and his mother’s abrupt remarriage. Hamlet begins to act shady towards the middle to the end of the play while talking to others. In several scenes it appears
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rashly and killed Claudius immediately, Claudius might not have been the real murderer and Hamlet would be the one in prison. Hamlet creates an intricate plan to catch Claudius. He could not have done this if he was insane. Several critics agree with what is written above. The points are valid and make sense. A man that did what Hamlet did to seek revenge could not have done it if he was not mentally healthy.