Hamlet Vs Lion King

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Hamlet and the lion king are a lot alike in many ways. It seems that both movie/play could be considered tragedies. But, in some or in many ways they are very different. Disney seems to use a lot of plots from plays and poems for their movies. Hamlet happens to be one of them. Hamlet, like the Lion King, is a story of a male “youngster” who lost his father somewhere in the story. In the Lion King, Mufasa (Simba’s father) was a king. Alike Hamlet’s father who was also a king. Scar, Mufasa’s brother killed him. In a completely different way Hamlet’s father was killed by his own brother. Simba and Hamlet both missed their father and were both visited by the fathers’ ghosts. After they were visited by the ghosts both Simba and Hamlet wanted to
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