In the play the only persons who regard Hamlet as really mad are the king and
his henchmen, and even these are troubled with many doubts. Polonius is the
Jan 3, 2012 ... Hello. This essay's main point is that Hamlet was indeed sane, but feigned his
madness as part of his lucrative plan to attain vengeance for his ...
Hamlet was not mad; he merely feigned it to accomplish his end of vengeance.
There is, however, evidence of deep psychological disturbance, more rage, than
as really insane at times, I for one am not quite convincedby Professor Flint's ...
give evidence that Shakespeare intended to depict Hamlet as at timesgenu-.
Or, considering that this is Hamlet we're talking about, maybe more like a
whimper: he's ... He says he's going to pretend to be mad; ergo, he isn't actually
No, I don't think Hamlet was actually mad. Whenever he is alone with Horatio,
he's sane enough. Stressed, certainly, but sane. The loony act ...
So vivid were his conceptions of his ideal creations that, actually living and acting
... The perfect portrayal of Hamlet's mad role has been ascribed to the unaided ...
of Hamlet, whether it was real or feigned, has the same and greater difficulties in
the way of ... If Hamlet was really mad, his psychosis was that of an intellectual ...
Jan 9, 2016 ... Centuries of critical ink has been spilled trying to answer this question: Is Hamlet
mad? Is he a sane man feigning madness? Or a lunatic who ...
Aug 23, 2007 ... and find homework help for other Hamlet questions at eNotes. ... Isn't it possible
that Hamlet is both really insane, and pretending to be insane?