the essay needs to have a balanced thesis statement which contains both the topics and claim. novelists and playwrights have often seen madness with a “discerning eye”. In hamlet, hamlets madness or irrational behavior plays an important role. Write a well organized essay in which you explain what this delusion or eccentric behavior consists of and HOW IT MIGHT BE JUDGED REASONABLE. Explain the significance of the “madness” to the work as a whole. Do not mere summarize the plot. It must have a thesis statement that previews essay and has an interesting or original claim. The evidence MUST be detailed and fully persuasive of the claim. Must have 8 concrete details. Its commentary is thoughtful and it organized and flows from one point to another . Sentence structure and diction are effective.