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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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Introduction

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. ...read more.

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Second, Hamlet's over-persistence stops him from killing Claudius when he is preying, which makes him lose the best chance to revenge. After the performance of the play as Hamlet plans, Hamlet is sure that Claudius does kill his father. When he finds out that Claudius is praying for forgiveness of killing his brother, it is definitely the best time for Hamlet to kill him, because at this time, Claudius is alone and paying attention to pray without any protection. Hamlet has no reason not to kill him at this time. While, Hamlet thinks that he must send Claudius to hell, not somewhere he would go to when asking for forgiveness. ...read more.

Conclusion

His hesitance directly leads to another loss of a good chance to kill Claudius and the deaths of other innocent people. If he killed Claudius right after he returned back from England, there would be no fencing match, and Hamlet's mother, Laertes would not die either. So, Hamlet's hesitance stops him from killing Claudius after returning from England because he wants to wait for another better chance. In conclusion, Hamlet's suspension, over-persistence and hesitance are the sources of the motivation of his mistakable actions, which lead to the deaths of six innocent people at the end of the play Hamlet. In real life, we do need to be objective to ourselves and analyze the situation in depth so that we can make proper decisions and then overcome the difficulties. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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