Hamlet Character Analysis Essay

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Character Analysis Hamlet plays the role of a hero in the movie Hamlet. He serves as the main character in the movie, who main goal was to avenge his father’s death. Hamlet is the son of King Hamlet, who was the King of Denmark ,before getting assassinated by King Claudius. Hamlet is so important to movie that if he was not a character, William Shakespeare would have never created the play. Nevertheless, Hamlet is an interesting character. In the beginning he behaved like most boys who just lost a father, but it is much deeper than childlike behavior. He deals with depression, thoughts of suicide and betrayal when dealing with his father’s death. Hamlet is different from most princes and shows the strength to overcome his troubles. He demonstrations …show more content…
By King Hamlet seeking help from Prince Hamlet, he causes a domino effect that turns out bad for everyone involved. He could have not seemed revenge, and instead requested for forgiveness to exit purgatory. Also things would have been interesting if the ghost of king Hamlet was a demon. Prince Hamlet would have not became a mad murder, but a married Prince. Furthermore, this would have been an entirely different movie if Hamlet were an female. Hamlet role as an hero would have changed, due to the fact that King Hamlet’s ghost would not come to his daughter, asking her to avenge him. Hamlet would have been off limits to his father. A King will not send his only daughter to battle. Also, as an female Hamlet would have not killed Polonius, therefore the love of his life Ophelia would not have become mad. If Hamlet were an female, the incest between him and his mother would have been prevented. As an female, Laertes would have not been a foil to Hamlet, almost eliminating his character. Therefore, Laertes would have not killed Hamlet. Although, If Hamlet was more like Laertes, Hamlet could have killed King Claudius while he was praying. Therefore he would save his Polonius and his mother’s lives, instead Hamlet became indecisive. Hamlet actions as a mad-man manufactured his plan to prosper, without the acting he would not have seen and heard key clues. In addition, if Hamlet was not strong during Ophelia

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