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Hamlet's Transformation From Good To Evil In Shakespeare's Hamlet

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Hamlet's Transformation from Good to Evil in Shakespeare's Hamlet

Hamlet’s transforms from good to evil in the play Hamlet by Shakespeare.
Hamlet experiences a lot of pain and becomes very anger because of his father’s
death, his mother’s bad remarriage, and the loss of his only love, Ophelia. The
losses that Hamlet has to deal with are the anger and lack of forgiveness build in
himself. This allows Hamlet’s true thoughts and character to be revealed
through his soliloquies.

First, Hamlet reveals his wishes that he could just melt away and be gone;
because if he dies, he would be free from the world. Hamlet thinks about how
his father was a leader and went from a noble king to a king that does not desire
to help his people and serve his country. Hamlet loves the power and the fame
that is comes with being a king. Hamlet also shows his anger and disbelief with
women in general “ Frailty, thy name is women” like his mother and her bad
marriage with Clauduis. Hamlet says he is "sick at heart" over his father's death
and his mother's remarriage. Hamlet finds out that his uncle Clauduis has killed
the King, Hamlet’s father. The ghost of Hamlet’s father tells him to try and seek
revenge against Clauduis who was responsible for the king’s murder. So,
Hamlet needs to kill Clauduis to avenge his father’s death. Hamlet must kill his
uncle and get his innocent hands full of blood, so he can avenge his father’s
death.

Hamlet now turns into a deceitful person. He now tries to come up with a
plan to kill Clauduis for his crime. Hamlet starts to question his ability to get
revenge for his father’s death. He wonders if he is too much of a coward. Hamlet
starts to think if it is better to live life with the pain of his father’s murder or try
to get revenge by killing his uncle Clauduis. Hamlet believes that death is the
same as going to sleep, forever. Hamlet thinks if he could go into a deep sleep
that would stop all the pain and suffering plus all his sorrow and he would be
happy to do it. Hamlet hesitates about taking his own life and falling asleep
forever because, he thinks that when he is asleep he will have dreams and the
dreams he will be very disturbing to him.

For the first time, Hamlet meets his mother in privacy. At least that is
what he thinks. He starts to discuss his feelings of his mother,...

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