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People become obsessed with just about anything that intrigues them After learning of his fathers murder Hamlet becomes obsessed with the idea about death life mankind and remorse towards women This allows him to behave harshly towards his loved ones with his wild speech and actions He has developed questions about the afterlife about the wisdom of suicide and what happens to a body when it dies Hamlets main obsession is death He thinks about the spiritual aftermath of death the physical remainders of the body and the spirituality within them Hamlet feels death for himself implying suicide will end his suffering and the problems of facing the truth behind King Hamlets murder Since death is both the cause and the consequence of revenge it ties to the theme of revenge and justice Then the question of his death comes to mind To be or not to be that is the question Meaning to live or not to live He thinks about the idea of whether it is the moral thig to do He wants to end his suffering but fears if he commits suicide he will be consigned to eternal suffering in hell because of the Christians belief of suicide Is it nobler to suffer The sings and arrows of outrageous fortune He compares death to sleeping and thinks of the end to suffering pain and the uncertainty it might bring The headache and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to Yet he questions what is to become of him in the afterlife Will his pain end This makes people submit to the suffering of their livs rather than go to another state of existence which might be even more miserable Th fear of the afterlife postpones his actions and leads to morality Conscience does make cowards of us allthus the native hue of resolution is sicklied oer with pale cast of thought
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