Essay Archive - Hamlet's Odd Behavior
Hamlet's Odd Behavior
The mystery of Shakespeareís Hamlet is a phantom of literary debate that has haunted readers throughout the centuries. Hamlet is a complete enigma; a puzzle scholars have tried to piece together since his introduction to the literary world. Throughout the course of Hamlet the reader is constantly striving to rationalize Hamletís odd behavior, mostly through the playís written text. In doing so, many readers mistakenly draw their conclusions based on the surface content of Hamletís statements and actions. When drawing into question Hamletís actions as well as his reasons for acting, many assume that Hamlet h....