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A ghostly figure in the shape of the recently dead king has shown up on the castle walls at night It seems to want to speak The guards and Hamlets friend Horatio decide to tell Hamlet The new king Claudius announces his marriage to his brothers wife Hamlets mother Gertrude Hamlet himself is very concerned by what he views as his mothers betrayal of his father and does not look cheerful He is very excited to hear of the ghost and plans to meet with it that night Laertes says goodnight to his sister Ophelia and his father Polonius who is a royal counsellor Both men warn Ophelia against the special treatment of Hamlet Meanwhile on the walls the ghost tells Hamlet that he is his fathers ghost that he was killed by Claudius and that he wants Hamlet to take revenge Excited Hamlet swears to do the ghosts wishes A few weeks later Polonius is arranging to spy on his son when his daughter tells him that Hamlet has come into her chamber apparently gone nuts The King arranges to have Hamlets fellow students Rosencrantz and Guildenstern spy upon him Polonius is eager to prove that Hamlet has become mad as a result of unrequited love and tries to get the Prince into a conversation Hamlet manages to avoid telling the truth to either party He argues with an actor to recite a sad speech and then regrets his own lack of carelessness Polonius arranges for his daughter Ophelia to see Hamlet when the King and himself are watching The prince comes in sad about the pains of life and the afterlife and then launches an attack upon his last lover Then Hamlet arranges for the players to give a play which shows the events of his fathers death in order to hurt the Kings conscience and so provide proof of his guilt The plan works and Hamlet vows bloody murder The play has
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