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comments from tolstoy and blyth

“He was suffering the anguish men suffer when they persist in undertaking a task impossible for them–not from its inherent difficulties, but from its incompatibility with their own nature.” - Tolstoy

“This ‘words, words, words’ has a deeply tragic meaning in the play. It is, in fact, the secret of Hamlet’s character, the cause of the tragedy. Hamlet is the Zen-less man, whose energy, like a mouse in a wheel, goes round and round inside him and issues, not in action, but in talking.”

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