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Hamlets delay in seeking revenge Revenge should know no bounds Claudius In William Shakespeares Hamlet Hamlet vows to avenge his fathers death at the hands of Claudius however he procarastinates throughout the play and doesnt seek revenge until the end when Hamlet finally acts by his instincts and kills his fathers murderer Hamlet is stopped in seeking revenge by a number of factors throughout the play He needs to know if the ghost is telling the truth before he seeks revenge He fears purgatory as told about the horrors of it by the ghost He needs to get himself together before seeking revenge and he procrastinates through discovering that revenge is easier said than done Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder When his fathers ghost came to him and told him to avenge his murder Hamlet was eager to take immediate action However before seeking revenge he needs to know if the ghost is telling the truth about his murder May sweep to my revenge Hamlet feels that if the ghost isnt telling the truth and he acts he too will become a murderer Thus conscience doth make cowards of us all In order to determine if Claudius is truly guilty Hamlet produces a play in which the plot is parallel to King Hamlets murder Hamlet asks his good friend Horatio to watch Claudius reaction to the play and to determine whether Claudius is guilty or not By Claudius reaction Hamlet could come to the conclusion that the ghost was telling the truth and Claudius did murder his father By the time the players came to Elsinore its been a while since Hamlet promised the ghost that he would take revenge However finding out the ghost was telling the truth didnt make Hamlet seek immediate revenge He had to overcome other factors stopping him from seeking revenge Hamlet heard the horrors of purgatory from his fathers ghost and he is
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