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Is Hamlet considered a tragic hero Hamlet is the perfect example of the tragic hero Hamlet has all the good traits needed to be a tragic hero He is brave and daring One example of this is that when he went to England he was taking a big risk If his plan didnt work he would have been executed He also is also loyal His loyalty to his father was the reason he was so angry with Claudius and his Mother Another trait was that he was intelligent He was able to think up the idea of faking insanity in order to get more information about Claudius But Hamlet like all other tragic heros had a flaw He couldnt get around to doing anything because he couldnt move on He was a full grown adult yet he still attended school in England because he couldnt move on Also it took him a long time to stop grieving about his father because he didnt want to move past that part of his life And after he finally did Hamlet couldnt get around to killing Claudius He kept pretending he was insane even after he was sure that Claudius killed his father The final example of Hamlets inability to get around to do anything was that he was dating Ophelia for a long time but never got around to marrying her You were able to feel sympathy for Hamlet too He had just lost his father and his mother remarried so quickly that according to him they could have used the leftover food from the funeral in the wedding reception Also the audience could feel that Hamlet loved his parents and this sudden change was hurting him In any tragedy there is a tragic hero and he must possess certain characteristics in order to be one He must have many good traits such as loyalty and bravery but one bad one such as pride Also the
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