Why, in your opinion, does Hamlet fail "to sweep to his revenge"?

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Hamlet fails to "sweep his revenge" because things have gone horribly awry. His love, Ophelia, has drowned herself. He is responsible for the murder of Polonious, and has watched his mother, Queen Gertrude consume the poison in the goblet meant for him. In the final scene, the opportunist, Fortinbras, sweeps into Norway to claim the kingdom.

*Hardly* a "clean sweep"! Other than exposing the plot and murder of his father, the tradegy of Hamlet is complete. All is lost.

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