Shakespeare's Hamlet 7 Claudius' Monologue

What does Claudius' monologue reveal about his own character? Easy: that he likes to monologue. Self-centered much, buddy? 

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these other people he's trying to explain why he did

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what he did and kind of justify how it is

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that the old king died and that he decided to

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marry gertrude wall Meanwhile they know that there's this invasion

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coming from fortinbras So it's him kind of parsing it

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out and again like maybe presenting himself is less of

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a killer right If they were all from him outside

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he would seem like just some homicidal maniac But hearing

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ashleigh seems he seems pretty normal He seems pretty state

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What does claudius is Monologue reveal about his own character