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  • Hamlet's Flaw And His Mad Personality
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    Does Hamlet Have A Tragic Flaw? Question: Does Hamlet have a tragic flaw? If so, what is it and how does it effect his surroundings and how does it effect Hamlet himself? What is the outcome of his flaw? Hamlet has a tragic flaw in his personality and behavior. His flaw is that he is overly concerned with death and tragedy. This flaw or weakness in Hamlet leads him into a world of chaotic surroundings and madness. Hamlet's flaw and his mad personality led to the death of several people, includin...
  • Claudius's Guilt To Hamlet And Hamlet
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    A Tragic Flaw Leads to a Tragic Downfall William Shakespeare's Hamlet concerns the murder of the king of Denmark and the murdered king's son's quest for revenge. Its main character, Hamlet, possesses a fatal flaw that obstructs his desire for revenge and ultimately brings about his death. This tragic flaw makes him a tragic hero, a character who is destroyed because of a major weakness. If Hamlet did not possess this flaw his death at the end could have possibly been avoided. Hamlet's fatal flaw...
  • Killings Hamlet
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    Hamlet: Hamlet Defeated By His Own Flaws In William Shakespeare's well known tragic play, Hamlet, the main character Hamlet is defeated by his own flaws. These flaws are the killing ofPolonius, the killing of Claudius, and most of all by Hamlet being misled by the Ghost. The killing of Polonius is a major flaw of Hamlets because it got him killed by Laertes. Also the killing of his uncle Claudius was tragic, since he was his uncle and he made Hamlet very angry towards his mother. The last and mo...
  • Claudius's Guilt To Hamlet And Hamlet
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    A Tragic Mistake Many elements are compiled to create a tragedy. These increments of drama consist of everything from the murderous villain to the fallen hero. One element that who significance may have often been overlooked is that of the tragic mistake. In the other words, that one flaw, wrongful action, error, or twist of fate that caused all to turn out wrong. In tragedy the tragic mistake must occur or that the play would no longer be a tragedy. If that tragic mistake (s) did not occur, all...
  • Framework For A Tragic Hero
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    The phrase 'there is a hero to every story' has been heard of by almost all. But can this be true if the hero doesn't survive through the story? It all depends on the definition of hero. A person can still be classified as a hero even if they do not live to see the good that they have done or accomplished in their lifetime. This type of hero is a tragic hero. A tragic hero is a good and admirable man of high position who falls to destruction as a result of some great error he commits or some fla...
  • Hamlet's Character Flaws
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    Truth or Flaw? In every play or book that a person reads the characters are never perfect. They always have a flaw that causes a problem or conflict within the storyline. This is true for Hamlet's character in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. In several of Hamlet's speeches he discloses many flaws in his character to the readers throughout the play. These are aspects that have thus far only been able to be seen as fragments in other speeches. One of Hamlet's most renowned traits is his over-analysi...
  • Tragic Hero
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    With Hamlet being generally labeled as the best tragic hero ever created, it is ironic that his tragic flaw has never been as solidly confirmed as those of most of his fellow protagonists. There is Macbeth with his ambition, Oedipus with his pride, Othello with his jealousy, and all the others with their particular odd spots. Then there is Hamlet. He has been accused of everything and of nothing, and neither seems to stick. Flaws are carved out of obscure conversations when he may or may not be ...

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