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Muhammad 1 Yusra Muhammad English 220 Reaction Paper 2 03/09/2010 Prince Hamlet of Denmark is one of the main characters in the play “Hamlet” written by Shakespeare. Hamlet is a college student at Whittenberg, who comes to Denmark when he is informed of his father’s death. The death of Hamlet’s father followed by his widowed mother marrying his uncle is no less of an emotional trauma that he encounters. However, as the play develops we see the extraordinary character of Hamlet that Shakespeare builds. There are many instances in the play which show how witty, keen and sly Hamlet is. No matter how closely we analyze his character we still cannot completely conclude Hamlet’s personality. Nevertheless, we see throughout that Hamlet indeed has a guise of a madman, and his madness is not something real. In the very beginning of the play we begin to explore Hamlet’s behavior. His personality, which can be described as witty is observed by his replies to Claudius and Gertrude. He is being very subtle yet humorous, and still manages to not be dishonorable to his mother or
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