Was Hamlet insane? Scholars have debated this question ever since Shakespeare presented this play to the public. Although I am not a scholar, I believe that there is enough evidence in the play to suggest Hamlet had been sane. He may have been depressed and angry however this was due to the treachery and betrayal contaminating Denmark. The insanity act had been an instrument to allow Hamlet the freedom to achieve his goal of revenge.
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intelligent therefore he is quite capable of cooking up a complicated plan to carry out his ghost-fatherís request. Insanity is just an instrument to assist Hamlet in his quest.
Hamlet had serious inner demons to deal with while he liberated Denmark from Claudius the Corrupt however he was not insane. He merely used the madness ruse to his advantage. It is unfortunate that Hamlet did not survive to prove himself as the worthy king.