Compare and contrast hamlet fortinbras and

Throughout the play he is deliberating, pondering and worrying.

how does hamlet compare himself to fortinbras

Hamlet, after learning that his father's death was a murder an But Laertes ignored that advice. There is no soul-searching, no worrying about an afterlife and no concerns about conscience.

He does not lead an army or even a mob. He receives a visit from the ghost of his father which urges him to "revenge [Claudius'] foul and most unnatural murder" I, v, 32 of Old Hamlet.

Compare & contrast the 3 pairs of fathers and sons in hamlet

Hamlet becomes outraged at the notion of Claudius spying on him which results in Hamlet mistakenly killing Polonius. After the death of their fathers, Hamlet and Laertes strive to seek revenge on the assassins. He didn't bother to hear Hamlet's side of the story. Fortinbras's father was killed by Hamlet's father 30 years earlier. Leartes chases after false honor and is not able to detect something really worth fighting for. However, Hamlet recovered his true self by the end and saved his soul, but not his life. Both succeed in their quest for revenge. Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. All three of these men avenge in very different ways. Hamlet would be a very difficult play to understand without the masterful use of foils. He prefers to spend his time in France, rather than at court. In the same way, Hamlet is able to persuade Gertrude he is not mad and manipulate her to follow his instructions.

Hamlet wasn't naturally vengeful, but he was loyal to his father so he swore an oath to his father to seek revenge. Even though he is not King of Norway, he is actively doing everything he can to revenge his father and to gain back the land that was lost to Denmark.

how is fortinbras a foil to hamlet

Also please see the following very short essays about Fortinbras and Hamlet:. It is a simple matter. Had Laertes acted upon the honorable promptings of his conscience, he would have avoided his own eath and, by allying himself with Hamlet, would have won the gratitude of the future King.

Not sure that the ghost was really his father rather than a deceitful demon, he staged the Mousetrap to verify Claudius' guilt.

compare and contrast hamlet laertes and fortinbras

Claudius must die, die, die. Leartes chases after false honor and is not able to detect something really worth fighting for.

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