Hamlet

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Discuss the theme of madness in the play. What does it mean to "go mad" and who

Madness plays a large role throughout this thorough play from Shakespeare, from

small notions that anger one another to killing each other, all associated to a

sole anger living within the characters. Majority of the main characters

throughout the play show small or large behaviors and qualities of anger.

Madness can be seen many different ways through different eyes. It can be seen

as someone who has lost their mind living in a world of their own and thinking

irresponsibly. Some people also view madness as an illness that has effected

someone's thinking and behaviors. You also may see it as foolishness or

stupidity; whichever way you do madness is viewed by many as insanity.

When someone ends up turning out to "go mad" one of the main factors of that

mental change of views is that someone is lost in emotions and in most cases

doesn't know what to do besides react without thinking, or minimal thinking. A... Continue Reading