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Unformatted text preview: cannot turn to philosophy, which cannot explain ghosts or answer his moral questions. However, his madness is perhaps too purposeful and pointed for us to conclude that he actually loses his mind. His language may be erratic and wild, but he still makes acute observations. Most likely, Hamlets decision to feign madness is a sane one, taken to confuse his enemies and hide his intentions. Nevertheless, it can also be debated that he may not be mad but likely close to the edge of insanity...
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