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Hamlets hesitance, suspicion and over-persistence are the sources of the motivation, which have led to the occurrence of the three major mistakes, resulting in six innocent people dying at the end of the play.
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Hamlet, is a well-known play written by the famous English writer William Shakespeare. The play is about a story that Hamlet tries to seek revenge for his father by killing his uncle, Claudius, but it triggers many chain-reactions, and causes the deaths of six innocent people. Hamlet's hesitance, suspicion and over-persistence are the sources of the motivation, which have led to the occurrence of the three major mistakes, resulting in six innocent people dying at the end of the play.
First, Hamlet's suspicion forces him to test the ghost's words, which slowed down the process of revenge and gets more people involved. When ghost of Hamlet's dead father tells Hamlet that Claudius, his uncle is the murderer, Hamlet doesn't trust the ghost at once, so he decides to pretend to be mad and finds out if the ghost is telling the truth. If he killed his uncle right after speaking to the ghost, the revenge would be done quickly without anyone innocent involving. So, Hamlet's suspicion to the ghost makes him test the ghost's words, which involves in more innocent people.
Second, Hamlet's over-persistence stops him from killing Claudius when he is preying, which makes him
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