Asked • 06/22/19

Is Hamlet correct when he says "it is an honest ghost"?

The Ghost in *Hamlet* claims to be Hamlet's father's spirit released from Purgatory. Is it possible that the Ghost is lying? Has it been sent from Hell to stir up mischief in Elsinore? (The play does end with a body count of eight.)

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Heather W. answered • 06/24/19

Literature instructor, specializing in Shakespeare

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