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Hamlet


             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
             majority of people view someone as going mad if they have a reaction due to
             someone's action against them. For example, you don't just get mad at a perfect
             stranger walking down the street. Most have reason.
             For others, insanity is seen as someone who has "gone mad." People who just
             wake up one day and they have literally gone crazy. Or the slightest anger set
             someone off and they have a continuous actions and reactions of madness and
             hostility. Others may be overcome with emotions that they themselves cannot
             handle and need to let out. Sometimes what may be considered madness can be an
             Out of all the characters, Ophelia and Hamlet can mainly be portrayed as the
             ones going mad throughout the story. Hamlet is obviously the main character who
             has fulfilled the qualities and behaviors as someone who has gone mad in the
             play. Hamlets first real action of madness
            

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