Compare Hamlet And Fortinbras

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Hamlet and Fortinbras grew up in completely different countries, but still ended up having similar lifestyles. Both Hamlet and Fortinbras are princes and ere to the thrones in their kingdoms. Hamlet’s father died due to a “snake bite”, and the crown was not given to Hamlet but his Uncle Claudius. Fortinbras’s father died due to a duel, and the crown was also given to his Uncle as well. Hamlet was told that his father was murdered and decided to hatch a plan to avenge his father. Fortinbras’s father was killed in a duel against Hamlet’s father and was killed. Fortinbras made a plan of invading Denmark and avenging his father that way. Hamlet and Fortinbras both lost their fathers. But how the fathers died is different. Hamlet’s father was…show more content…
Hamlet comes up with a plan of exposing Claudius to the whole kingdom. The way he executes his plan is by using the traveling theatre company. He plans for them to replay the moment when Claudius put the poison down the King’s ear. He decided to call the play The Mousetrap. The show was going well Claudius is showing no sign of guiltiness. But then Hamlet’s play goes on stage Claudius starts to show some emotion towards the play. Then when the actor pours the poison down the fake king’s ear, Claudius has an outburst. Walking towards the stage and pointing, like how did you know that. Now knowing that Hamlet knows he storms out of the room. Now Fortinbras has a plan of some kind. Is plan is to invade Denmark and avenge his father. His Uncle the new king, does not like this plan and tells him not to invade Denmark. But Fortinbras behind his Uncle’s back has made a secret army, so that they are ready to invade Denmark. But until he can invade Denmark he will invade other countries instead, avenging his father this way. Now Fortinbras’s plan has a lot of guts compared to Hamlet’s plan. While Hamlet has just put on a play to show the kingdom how his father really died. Both of the princes did have plans, but the way the pans were going to play were…show more content…
Hamlet and Larates duel, after Hamlet killed Larates father. Larates and Claudius came up with a plan to get rid of Hamlet in the duel. Larates would cover his sword in poison, so if Hamlet got stabbed he would die. Or if that didn’t work Claudius would put some poison in a drink and give it to Hamlet. Hamlet is stabbed by Larates and is poisoned. Hamlet then stabs Larates and Claudius and kills them both. Fortinbras happens to be walking through Denmark while all of this is happening. Hamlet decides to make Fortinbras the new king of Denmark before he
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