What does Hamlet say about habits both good and bad?


How does Hamlet’s tragic flaw lead to his death?

Hamlet: A Tragic Hero Hamlet had numerous chances to reap revenge for his father’s death but was only able to follow through after the accidental murder of his mother. Hamlet’s inability to make a decision ultimately leads to his demise, and for that is his tragic flaw.

Why did Hamlet go insane?

Hamlet’s main reason for feigning insanity is that he wants to investigate the suspicious nature of his father’s death without Claudius suspecting that he knows the truth.

Who does Fortinbras swear he will not attack?

Hamlet Sparknotes’ Quiz

Does Horatio think Hamlet is mad?

He has no obvious reason to fake insanity, and Horatio, at least, seems to think that Hamlet is already behaving strangely: he describes Hamlet’s words as ‘wild and whirling’ (I.v.132). Hamlet’s ‘antic disposition’ is one of the play’s great mysteries.

What does Hamlet explain to his mother about his madness?

She can see, as Hamlet explains to her, that her husband is not worth “twentieth part of the tithe” (or 2%) of the husband she has betrayed by her adulterous union. Hamlet also tells his mother in this same scene: Ecstasy? That not your trespass but my madness speaks.

What would Hamlet have his mother do in Act 3?

What would Hamlet have his mother do? He wants he to stop bonking the new King and to confess and repent her sings. He doesn’t want her to tell King Claudius that Hamlet’s craziness is an act.

What does Hamlet say about habits both good and bad?

At least pretend to be virtuous, even if you’re not. Habit is a terrible thing, in that it’s easy to get used to doing evil without feeling bad about it. But it’s also a good thing, in that being good can also become a habit.