Why does Prince Hamlet seek revenge on his uncle, King Claudius, in Hamlet?
Already distraught over his mother's precipitous marriage to his uncle Claudius, who has become king after the death of his father, Hamlet vows revenge on Claudius after the ghost of his father informs his son that his death was caused by Claudius, who wanted both the throne and his wife Gertrude.
In Act I, Scene 5, King Hamlet 's ghost tells Hamlet that...
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