- He can (typically) have a Person Name of “Hamlet”.
- He can (typically) performed by a Male Actor.
- He can (typically) a Protagonist.
- He can (typically) be a Prince.
- He can (typically) desire to avenge his father's murder.
- He can (typically) desire to kill Claudius.
- He can (often) be known for Uttering the Balanced Sentence: "To be, or not to be,- that is the question.”
- See: Abstract Entity, Romeo Character, Macbeth Character.
- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=hamlet
S: (n) Hamlet (the hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father) …
- 1. The eponymous main character of Shakespeare's play.
- (Faganonnie, 2007) ⇒ Melinda B. Faganonnie. (2007). “Objectivity in Practice: Integrative Social Epistemology of Scientific Inquiry.” ProQuest,
- QUOTE: Hamlet reasons:
- Hamlet's practical reasoning begins with his desire (1). Drawing on numerous background belief's about the situation, he determines the means to satisfy it (2). This leads to (3), Hamlet's desire to kill Claudius as means to his end of vengeance. Desire (3), together with (4), Hamlet's belief in the motivational efficacy of (3), causes belief (5), Hamlet's intention to kill Claudius.