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William Shakespeare's Hamlet Hamlets disregard of his friends advice and the truth of Hamlets characteristics.
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William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Hamlet's disregard of his friend's advice and
the truth of Hamlet's characteristics.
S2 English H
September 21st, 2009
Hamlet, the late king of Denmark, has risen again in Shakespeare's play Hamlet. He appears in the first scene of the play to Horatio, Bernardo and Marcellus. Being very scared and confused, they decide to tell the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, about this strange occurrence. They thought that the spirit, being an apparition of high rank and a relative to Hamlet, would speak to him though it would not speak to them. Hamlet, upon hearing their story, decides to go see the ghost with his own eyes. When the ghost reappears the following night, Hamlet goes to speak with it and it motions for him to come with it alone. Hamlet's friends, Horatio and Marcellus, do not trust the ghost; they believe the ghost might be a demon in disguise, or have ill intentions. However, the way in which Hamlet responds to the ghost by going with it demonstrates his courage and sense of independence.
Horatio and Marcellus try to
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