Madness in Shakespeare's Hamlet

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Title: Madness in Shakespeare's Hamlet
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Subject: Shakespeare
Author: Bill Patob
Date: July 1, 2009
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When Laertes is talking to Claudius, Laertes gets so much revenge building up inside him against Hamlet that Laertes now wants to “cut his throat.”(Act 4,Sc.7,125) Laertes’ behavior is caused by the sudden death of his father who was without a due ceremony, and his sister who has been driven mad, has contributed to the madness that is being built up inside Laertes...
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This madness grows even stronger when Claudius promises “no wind of blame”(Act IV.Sc7,66) when Laertes kills Hamlet. With Claudius being the puppet holder and Laertes being the puppet, Claudius turns Laertes into a savage beast to avenge for his fathers' death; perhaps this is what the Claudius has planned all along...
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