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William Shakespeare’s Hamlet Explored Hamlet’s, Insanity, Personal Growth, And Affection

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Hamlet is one of the many play wrote by William Shakespeare. Hamlet portrays a young boy who is in line for the throne. Hamlets father is brutally murdered, by Hamlets brother. Then, his brother murders Hamlet as well.
William Shakespeare’s Hamlet portrayed Hamlet’s insanity, personal growth, and Hamlet’s affection. Hamlet had many people who thought he was insane (“Hamlet”). He thought he saw his father’s ghost one faithful day.
Hamlet thought he saw his father’s ghost, but before his father died, he also saw his father as a godlike figure, which some people could have taken for insanity (Cousins). Hamlet was telling people that the ghost of his father was telling him to avenge his ...view middle of the document...

The truth is we were not alive at that time, so we do not know if he was or was not.
It was said that Hamlet grew in many different ways threw out the play. The growing of Hamlet, and the grow of his maturity throughout the play (Smith). Up to this point in the play Hamlet has not been showing any or little maturity.
Hamlet loved drama, how he came to love drama could be said to be a little bit immature. He developed a love for drama from the play Mouse Trap (Ross). Another thing that might have led to Hamlets like of drama and plays might have something, to do with the fact that he knew the actors who starred in the plays (Ross).
Another somewhat immature thing Hamlet did was paint photos of the people he meets (Ross). It was not immature of Hamlet to paint people; it was the fact that he painted them without even asking them (Ross). He liked to make somewhat imaginary illustration of people who he met and liked, which could come off as immature (Ross).
Hamlet could be a very out of place person (Cousins). He being out of place so much could be thought to be immature (Cousins). Cousins said, “It shows him responding to his sense of displacement with a nostalgia--which means, of course, homesickness--that politically, no less than personally, misrepresents both the lost home that he yearns for and that which has supplanted it” (Cousins). Hamlet was out of place, because he missed his home, and he wanted to go home.
Hamlet was immature in many different ways. From the paintings, he did from him being so out of place. It cannot be said for sure how mature or immature Hamlet was. What can be said is that Hamlet could be immature in some way.
Hamlet had a lot of affection for the people he knew. People like his father, Queen Gertrude, and Ophelia. He had a deep love for the people he came to meet and then later came to know.
Hamlet really...

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