Revenge is mostly successful when used with good judgement rather than emotion
William Shakespeare’s, Hamlet, is the story about the Prince of Denmark’s struggle for revenge against his murderous uncle, who is now the new King of Denmark. Hamlet is blind with revenge and has even been considered that he's gone mad. Hamlet’s fall into insanity is a result of many different, tragic reasons. Throughout the entire play, Hamlet seems to be a loner, with a lack of true companionship. Most everyone seems to be against him throughout the play. They mistrust Hamlet, as he does them. He does not fully trust anyone, which will ultimately lead to his downfall. Hamlet does in fact have a tragic flaw that does lead him to disaster. Hamlet has a tendency to over think every thing he does. With every thought and process he goes through he must have a reason of doing it the way he does, and if they are not done how he likes, he will not attempt the task. Hamlet is portrayed as intelligent. This is shown through Hamlet’s use of his obviously superior mind and knowledge to deceive most everyone in the kingdom. He is clearly more intelligent than any other character in the play, and to us, the most human. His intelligence does get him into a great deal of trouble though. He must always prove for himself everything that he is told. He cannot take anyone’s word for granted. Hamlet is meant to seem more psychotic and delusional the further into the play the reader gets. Shakespeare meant for this. Without seeming crazy, Hamlet would not have the opportunity of revenging his father’s death. Hamlet fails in his revenge because he uses emotion and anger rather than good judgement and logic.
Hamlet seems to be often found alone throughout the play. The first time that this is seen is
through Hamlet’s mistrust and even disgust of his uncle and mothers wedding. Hamlet shows his dislike by saying “A little more than kin, and less than kind” (1, 2, 65). This shows that he has...