Comparing Mufasa And The Lion King In Shakespeare's Hamlet

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In the story of Hamlet, the king is murdered by his brother, Claudius. In the modern day version, these brothers are portrayed as lions named Mufasa and Scar. Though the original story of Hamlet doesn’t show much of who the king was, the story is centered mainly around him and his son. In the Lion King, it shows Mufasa alive and gives us more about his character than the original. The Lion King also shows the death of Mufasa and how Scar murdered him. Mufasa and King Hamlet were great kings, but Mufasa’s ghost didn’t care about revenge, he just wanted Simba to be alright and take his place at the throne. When King Hamlet’s ghost appears to Hamlet in the original, he’s very angered and demands revenge so that he can move on. Mufasa is shown

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