Not precisely. Like Othello, he wants proof beyond a doubt
(ocular proof as Othy puts it). With or without the proof,
with or without the decison made, both heros get offed.


Dr. Peter C. Montgomery
Dept. of English
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria, BC CANADA V8P 5J2
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-----Original Message-----
From: Rita Proffitt [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 4:17 PM
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Subject: Re: Hamlet and Prufrock

Isn't Prufrock indecisive like Hamlet? And this indecision will lead to Hamlet's downfall and Prufrock's continued unhappiness.