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Hamlet's Personal Diary

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Hamlet's Personal Diary 24th March 1623 At this time of writing I am feeling very depressed and feel I have made some very wrong decisions today. Firstly, I went down to the lobby and had a long thought that started my depression, then Ophelia approached me she asked me how I felt and I told that I felt well even though I felt the opposite. She gave me all of the letters and gifts that I had given her and I told her that I loved her once. I tried to confuse her by then saying that she should not have believed that I loved her because I never did. I told Ophelia to go to a nunnery so that she would not conceive any sinners like her then I explained to her that God gave her one personality and she changes it to deceive people. ...read more.

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The murderer then offers the Player Queen jewels until eventually she accepts them and then the show ended with the murderer and the Player Queen passionately embracing each other. After this happens what I had intended to happen did, King Claudius left his seat seeming to be terrified and outraged "by the image of his own crime." The King seemed guilty of his crime and I told Horatio that I believed every word that the ghost had said and nothing could change my mind. I went to visit my mother in her chambers and I was not going to feel any pity for her but I was not going to kill her. When I arrived I asked my mother how she felt but she replied by telling me that I had deeply offended my father but I told her that she was wrong and it was she who had offended my father. ...read more.

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But, when I drew aside the curtain, I was shocked to see Polonius' body lying on the floor, dead. I thought of the effects that this would have on Ophelia and I suddenly regretted my actions even though I had just killed a man who did not deserve any respect. I showed my mother my locket with a picture of my father in it and I showed her her own locket with a picture of Claudius in it. I questioned her judgement and how she could have loved my father, a "fair mountain", and then turned against him and marry my uncle, an insignificant "moor" compared to my father. I asked my mother twice "have you eyes?" to underline how mad she seemed marrying Claudius after my father. What kind of judgement or wisdom could have lead my mother into believing Claudius was deserving of the widow to my great father? ...read more.

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