When he finally decides to go for it, he kills the wrong person, Polonius. A tragic flaw is a character trait that ultimately causes the downfall of the protagonist. One can see this when: 1. If Hamlet would have done something instead of just thinking about it, it would have changed the play tremendously and saved a lot of lives. Its main character, Hamlet, possesses a tragic flaw which obstructs his desire for revenge and ultimately brings about his death. It indicates that Polonius is worried about how the appearance of his son will make him look in the eyes of the state and king. Everyone says that people's flaws are their perfections, thats not the case for The Prince of Denmark.
Hamlet's actions have killed all the nobility in Denmark. Hamlet's father contacted him as a ghost and told Hamlet to kill King Claudius and if Hamlet were to just poison Claudius, just like how Claudius poisoned Hamlets dad that would have prevented almost all the deaths, except for the Kings death, but Hamlet's procrastinating caused the death of his mother, love interest, and his own. Do you agree with me? In Hamlet's mind, he feels like his life is slowly crumbling into a million tiny little pieces and he soon considers suicide. The second action in Hamlet that is super obvious was when he killed Polonius. He soon got his revenge,but died while he did. Hamlet even makes plans to seek his revenge right after the play, but once again stopping his action to hold off.
It is not nor it cannot come to good, But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue. He often overthinks the situations he is put into. They were all power hungry and it made them live miserable lives. Hamlet, 2 unsure whether or not the his uncle Claudius was responsible for his father's murder, schemes to have The Murder of Gonzago presented to the royal court, with a few minor changes, so its contents would closely resemble the circumstances behind the murder. He is an introspective man and the character who most recognizes the power of language as something that can either revive or destroy, depending on how it is interpreted. In this play, Prince Hamlet is the character in which most people feel sorry for, making him the tragic hero. Maybe, it is from staying up so late working on those queries.
After returning to Denmark Hamlet is faced with a fencing match with Laretes in which the king plotted to kill Hamlet after his first failed attempt Hamlet after seeing his mother poisoned and is cut by Laretes swaps blades with him and cuts the man before killing Claudius. Although Hamlet is characterized as daring, brave, loyal, and intelligent, he is overwhelmed by his own conscience. But after this, it leads to the downfall of everyone. Although he has valid concerns that prevent him from knowing how to act as he makes it clear. Every character in every book has benefits and flaws that will affect the outcome in their own situation. So is it worth it? After much thought I have decided risk my life and swim. He puts on an act of madness to disguise his revenge.
If Hamlet didn't have this flaw then his life would've been either easier or a lot shorter. Instead, Claudius chose to send him to England in an assassination plot. For tragedy to be successful, according to Aristotle, a person who exhibits greatness must have a reversal of fortune from good to bad. His inability to act on decisions led him, and basically everyone else to their untimely death. His exchanges with Ophelia are just one example of his use of language to lead toward a desired result. In those scenarios that require thorough contemplation, Hamlet is impulsive. If Hamlet had taken action earlier on, he could in turn have saved his and many other lives that were lost throughout the story.
The play would be similar to how the ghost was killed. The second major action was when he killed Polonius. Hamlet was able to avenge his father's death, but his own death due to his irresolution labels him as a tragic hero. In many parts of the play Hamlet was indecisive and inactive concearning his struggles. Hamlet's fatal flaw is undeniably his indecisive nature. Hamlet had many fatal flaws which include death,love, and revenge on others;however, his biggest flaw was revenge. In the speech he was debating suicide.
In order to confirm what the Ghost of his father told him he puts together a play depicting how Claudius killed the king. By wanting revenge and being the tragic hero, this makes Hamlet have a tragic flaw. I continue to look at my messy room. Load of laundry,load of trash,load of blankets? But after this, it leads to the downfall of everyone. In each and every tragedy play there is a tragic hero who bears a tragic flaw.
Everything from then on went down hill. Our first instinct is to say no, but once we start questioning ourselves and really exploring the character and all that he goes through throughout the play, our answers may change. If Hamlet had taken action sooner, many lives would have been spared including his own. As he went to kill him, Hamlet heard his uncle begin to pray. Ophelia one of Hamlets love interest is told to stay away from Hamlet from her father ,Polonius, and Ophelia obeyed, but if she felt that Hamlet truly loved her Ophelia would most likely disobeyed her dad. His weakness was his indecisiveness which led to the inability to act. Hamlet is the most written about tragedy in the history of man.
Hamlet is a story of a son with whirlwind of emotions that include love, confusion, and vengefulness. But, he was overwhelmed by his own consequence. But who would tolerate me? But alas, this is a tragedy. Chores,practice, and homework galore how can I make a really good score? Hamlet starts to think that it was a trick by the devil to condemn hamlet to hell thus making Hamlet start debating whether or not to kill his uncle. And, by opposing, end them.