In this scene, Mufasa’s spirit persuades Simba to return to his homeland and rightly take the throne. The spirit fails to mention anything about Mufasa’s death or that Simba should murder his Uncle Scar. In Hamlet, a ghost of Hamlet’s father reaches out to him in order to inform Hamlet that his brother Claudius murdered him through poison. The purpose behind the ghost in Hamlet’s appearance was to convince Hamlet to avenge his father’s death and ensure that justice is served.The ghost explains to Hamlet how his father had died and attempted to persuade Hamlet to avenge his death (Hamlet 1.5 14-116). “Let not the royal bed of
Polonius Vs. Zazu When comparing and contrasting William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Disney’s The Lion King the characters have similiar levels of comparison. Both Hamlet and the Lion King are stories centered around the following elements; truth, deception, revenge, romance, and the circle of life. The characters in both of the stories are constantly working to find their place in the circle of life throughout the story. Two characters of similiar roles, Hamlet’s Polonius and The Lion King’s Zazu are similiar in their loyalty and vanity, however, Zazu is not manipulative. Loyalty is defined as a strong feeling of support or allegiance; both characters, Polonius and Zazu, clearly show this trait throughout the stories.
It is no secret that the mothers mentioned in the story Hamlet by Shakespeare and the Disney movie The Lion King are not the most important characters. However, these women have an important yet subtle influence on the plot and their sons. They give love to their offspring, whether unconditionally or occasionally. Queen Gertrude and Queen Sarabi have very blatant similarities, like their reigning status and their sons, but they also have strong differences, like how they react in unfavorable situations, and how they take care of their responsibilities. The most obvious similarity between the motherly figures of these tales is that both Queen Gertrude’s and Queen Sarabi’s husbands were mysteriously murdered, and then that they each remain the
In “Hamlet” Hamlet’s dad Hamlet Sr. gets poisoned by his brother Claudius and dies, and in “Lion King” Simba’s dad Mufasa get tricked by his brother Scar and dies. Many similarities in both the play and movie are undeniable like how both families are royal. Simba and Hamlet are both princes and their fathers are both kings. Mufasa is the king of the
In the Odyssey, sirens were beautiful women who in the end was a threat , just like the in the film. From what we have seen so far, the similarities between this book and this movie proves that O Brother, Where Art Thou? based the movie on The Odyssey.
The ghost resembles the late King Hamlet. Horatio and the watchmen brought Prince Hamlet to see the ghost. The ghost declared that he was murdered by Claudius, and ordered the prince to seek revenge on the man who killed him to steal the throne and married his wife, and then disappeared. Prince Hamlet was devoted to avenge
The play Hamlet by William Shakespeare illustrates the tragedy of revenge between characters in different perceptions through their actions. In entire of the story, melancholic Hamlet tries to revenge for his father that has been kill by his uncle King Claudius. However, the situation changes when Hamlet killed Polonius by accident. At first, Hamlet may want to find evidence to prove whether Claudius is the one who kills his father or not because he wasn’t too sure about it. As it states that, GHOST.
After the king Hamlet died, his ghost still appeared in different places of the play. The ghost wanted to talk to his son Hamlet to tell him all the truth about what happened before he died. The first thing that he said was that he did not died by a snake bite, but killed by his brother Claudius. The ghost told Hamlet to take revenge of Claudius. The second thing that the ghost told Hamlet was that he should do no harm to his mother, even though she married her husband’s murderer.
In order for Hamlet to find out if his Uncle has really killed his father, he came up with a play called “The Mousetrap”, this play was popular during that time which is related to how his father was dead. He said to Horatio, “ Observe mine uncle. If his occulted guilt. Do not itself unkennel in one speech, It is a damnèd ghost that we have seen, And my imaginations are as foul.” Hamlet uses the play to find if his uncle really kills his dad before he takes any actions. It may appear to others that it’s just a play but the real meaning of the play is to watch king Claudius’s reactions towards it.
However, Brutus and Cassius also reflects true act of friendship when they cannot bear the death of each other. “Antony and Cleopatra” depicts a different face of friendship where Antony sacrifices his respect and alliance with his friends for Cleopatra. Another significant aspect of “Julius Caesar” that “Antony and Cleopatra” complicates is trust and honor. Caesar might be a future threat in the eyes of Brutus. But he is an honorable man.
First, the Chorus portrays her to a nightingale, but not just a regular nightingale, but to a woman in Greek mythology named Procne who has been transformed into a nightingale and is grieving over Itys, her dead son. Itys was also mention beforehand when the chorus says “the wild lyric as in clamor to Itys” (1143) to show what the nightingale was grieving about. So Procne was the wife of the king of Athens, however, her husband raped her sister Philomela when Philomela was visiting. As revenge, Procne murdered their own son Itys and served him to her husband. When he found out, he tried to murder both Procne and Philomela, but during the chase, the two women prayed to the gods, who turned them both into birds to escape.
Also Simba vanishes from the kingdom after his father’s death which is similar to when Hamlet is forced to leave the Kingdom by his uncle. Hamlet’s uncle sent him to England to be killed, but Hamlet finds a way to get out of it. Both, Simba and Hamlet, have their father’s death which they take revenge upon by killing their uncles. Simba ends up fighting his uncle until he is eventually killed by the Hyenas, and Hamlet kills Claudius with poison just how Claudius killed Old Hamlet. In the end, Hamlet and Simba did what each of their fathers said to and can let their souls rest in peace.
Simba’s uncle, Scar, killed Mufasa, Simba’s dad. Scar manipulated Simba into believing he killed his father and had him run away from his kingdom, leaving Scar to be the king and marrying Simba’s mom. Mufasa had villainous ways from the beginning; his obsession to be king showed him to be the antagonist in the Lion King. Hamlet’s uncle was similar, King Claudius also killed Hamlet’s father, took his mother and tried to