What are internal and external conflicts in the first act of Shakespeare's Hamlet?

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In the first act of the play, Hamlet is conflicted between his duty as a Christian prince and his desire to settle accounts with Claudius for the murder of his father. Once Hamlet learns from the ghost of his father that it was Claudius who murdered him, he resolves to exact a terrible revenge on his wicked uncle/stepfather.

The problem is that Hamlet realizes that such revenge would not be in keeping with Christian teaching, and so he vacillates. Indeed, he'll vacillate for the rest of the play, his chronic indecision being one of his most notable characteristics. But his temporization is particularly notable in the first act, even though the Ghost's shocking revelation is still fresh in Hamlet's mind.

Another conflict that Hamlet never quite seems to resolve is how to reconcile his public persona as a prince with his personal feelings. Claudius chastises Hamlet for still moping around over the death of his father. It's clear to everyone that something's eating the young prince. At the same...

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