Act 5. Describe the lessons Hamlet tells Horatio he has learned about life. How does this understanding show that Hamlet has changed?

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Hamlet comes to the realization that fate decides when death comes, and that it is inevitable. There is no choice in when or how it occurs, and Hamlet finally realizes why he hesitated to take action. He needed to think things out, and his realization gives him some peace.

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