Hamlet still maintains our sympathy at the end of the play, he has murdered five people and caused the suicide of one. The first characters are Claudius and Gertrude. There are two main types of animalistic behaviors seen in the play. Thus, the corruption dies with him; all the inevitable justice is carried out; and Hamlets legacy remains. At this point he takes on a big predatory mind set toward Hamlet. Just as Christians are taught to feel the presence of the Holy Ghost, Hamlet feels the presence of his fathers Ghost. To kill someone in a church is very animalistic, for it shows no care or morals such as an animal. But Hamlet can still decide Denmarks future, by effectively appointing a successor. Iii.63-4) To my sick soul(IV. An animal does not care where it kills its prey.
Imagery in Hamlet
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Any action is morally dubious. He is overcome with the belief that everything he is doing is correct and good. While he does this, he cares nothing about his afterlife at all. Polonius is an innocent man. This also to me shows how King Hamlet is often viewed as Christ-like. Another reference I like is our saviours birth is celebrated, (1672, line 140). The idea of an ulcer that is constantly infecing and eating the body is also prevelant. Second is the idea that the people in the play are similar to animals in their lack of any morals or any rational thought.