Hamlet’s Nature, his Irresolution and Delay

Hamlet has intellectual depth but his sensitive, melancholic, introspective and scrupulous nature make him irresolute and dilatory in his action. Now, without analyzing Hamlet’s situation and his inward nature, it is difficult to comment on the reasons of his irresolution and delay which have been the most celebrated questions of the critics. Excessive reflection and speculation are also responsible for ...

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