Analysis Of Fortinbras In Shakespeare's Hamlet

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From the fate of a nation to the love for his father, Throughout the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare, there are several instances of Hamlet 's on going inner and outer conflicts.
Hamlet is the price of a nation who had lost its king and was on the brink of war with the rebellious Norwegians led by the young Fortinbras. Not only was Hamlet and the nation of Denmark confronted with the constant threat of war, but also a murderous King Claudius. Unbeknown to the people of Denmark, their former king Hamlet was assassinated by his brother Claudius. However, the restless spirit of King Hamlet returned to tell of his fate to a single sole, his son Hamlet. The battle drums of Fortinbras combined with Hamlet 's grievance over his father 's death, are combined in a medley of inward and outward conflict typical of a great writer like Shakespeare. Possibly one of the most obvious and blatant conflicts Shakespeare wrote was that of Fortinbras. Fortinbras, a Norwegian prince, was made fatherless by Hamlet 's father, King Hamlet. King Hamlet defeated King Fortinbras in battle and thus claimed all of King Fortinbras ' land for the nation of Denmark. Years later, triggered by the death of King Hamlet and a thirst for revenge and power, Prince Fortinbras has assembled a militia of angry Norwegians. Their goal is to reclaim the lands lost by Fortinbras ' father, for Norway. As king of Denmark, Claudius is directly forced to deal with Fortinbras. However, the revolt of Fortinbras remains
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