What evidence supports the fact that Hamlet actually thinks too much and thus causes the tragic ending of Hamlet?

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When Hamlet hears the traveling actor's monologue regarding Achilles's son, Pyrrhus, and how he came to Troy near the end of the Trojan War to exact revenge on Priam, the king of Troy, for his father's death, it stirs Hamlet's doubts about his own behavior.  A good amount of time has passed since his father charged Hamlet with avenging his murder. Still, Hamlet has made no real progress in this endeavor.  Hamlet wonders that this speech could make the actor cry, and he asks himself, "What would he do / Had he the motive and the cue for passion / That I have?" (2.2.536-538).  In other words, Hamlet has so much more reason to feel and act passionately than this player does, yet the player seems to show more than he.  All Hamlet does is think and think, with no real action.

Hamlet concludes that he must be "pigeon-livered and lack gall. . . / or ere this / I should have fatted all the region kites / With this slave's offal" (2.2.554-557).  He wonders if it is cowardice that has made him...

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