Comment on the indecisive character of Hamlet.
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A large part of Hamlet's character is his indecisiveness. This can be argued is his tragic flaw. Because of this, he finds it difficult to move forward on anything. For instance, he wants to believe the ghost, his father, but who's to say the ghost isn't lying? So, he writes a scene in the play for the visiting players which is supposed to solidify everything for him and help him make his decision. He watches Claudius, and gets the reaction Hamlet is hoping for, yet he still can't decide what to do. Indecision, procrastination and stagnation...Hamlet is a hopeless case until it is way too late to do anything about it. By that time, Claudius is on to him...Claudius is a man of action. Hamlet is a thinker. Hamlet spends too much time thinking of what to do or not to do, while Claudius makes a plan and works the plan. As a result, nearly everyone Hamlet loves is dead by the end of Act V.