Hamlet Prince Fortinbras Analysis

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Another foil created by Shakespeare to shed light on Hamlet’s character flaw of indecisiveness is Prince Fortinbras of Norway. Much like Prince Hamlet, Prince Fortinbras’ father has recently been murdered and Fortinbras is enraged. He decided with little thought to lead his own army into a battle in an attempt to reclaim the land that his father had lost, to honour his father. In Act 4 Scene 4 Hamlet comes across Fortinbras and comments on his courage and honour

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