Summary of Hamlet and Characters

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Picture of Ophelia character from Hamlet

 

Summary of Hamlet and Characters

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  • List of Characters in the William Shakespeare play - Hamlet
  • Picture of Ophelia character from Hamlet

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Summary of Hamlet and Characters

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Summary of Hamlet and Characters
The list of Hamlet characters provide a convenient introduction to the William Shakespeare play summary of Hamlet. The male and female characters bring the plot of the play to life. Not only do we remember the stories but we remember the people - we all have our favourite characters.

Characters in Hamlet

Osric
Polonius
Marcellus
Ophelia
Voltimand
Yorick
Reynaldo
Rosencrantz
Fortinbras
Francisco
Cornelius
Barnardo
King Claudius
Queen Gertrude
Laertes
Lucianus
Horatio
Guildenstern
Prince Hamlet

Summary of Hamlet
The following short summary of Hamlet provides a brief description of this famous William Shakespeare play. The story of the plot with its famous characters via the summary of Hamlet. Interesting facts and information about the Globe Theatre of Elizabethan London with a William Shakespeare Play Summary of Hamlet with a list of Characters.

The Summary of Hamlet
This drama is one of the great tragedy themed plays by William Shakespeare. The themes of the plot cover indecision, revenge and retribution, deception, ambition, loyalty and fate. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother, Queen Gertrude's remarriage to Claudius. The ghost of Hamlet's father appears to him and tells him that Claudius has poisoned him. Hamlet swears revenge. He kills the eavesdropping Polonius, the court chamberlain. Polonius's son Laertes returns to Denmark to avenge his father's death. Polonius's daughter Ophelia loves the Prince but his behaviour drives her to madness. Ophelia dies by drowning. A duel takes place and ends with the death of Gertrude, Laertes, Claudius, and Hamlet.

Summary of Hamlet and Characters
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Summary of Hamlet and Characters

  • A Summary of Hamlet and Characters by William Shakespeare
  • Short Summary of Hamlet and Characters
  • Brief plot of Hamlet and Characters
  • List of Characters in the William Shakespeare play - Hamlet
  • Globe Theatre in the Elizabethan era of the English Renaissance period
  • Elizabethan Theatre in the 16th century

Summary of Hamlet and Characters

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