How Does Miranda Portray Hamilton

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In the musical Hamilton, Miranda portrays Hamilton in many different ways. Some of these ways are used to build character throughout the story of the musical and some relate to modern history and factual information. So when there is a time in the story it relates to modern-day society it is used to characterize Miranda to build the story of the musical but when it relates to history and uses factual information in the story it is used to show the time period and the history behind the music. In the musical “The Election of 1800” in the Hamilton musical Hamilton talks in a confident manner and it shows how Miranda Portrays Hamilton in many different ways. One of the ways is explained throughout this paragraph is how …show more content…

Some of these ways show how Hamilton wanted to apologize and make peace because they have disagreed for too long. The obedient servant says” You would need to cite a more specific grievance. Here’s an itemized list of thirty years of disagreements” At this point, it goes to show that back in history Hamilton wanted to show burr that h had a point and he wanted to send a message of he wanted to make peace with burr and stop the fighting. This shows how Hamilton is characterized to show different points in the story to portray history but also keep it interesting in the musical. Another part of the song says “I don’t wanna fight But I won’t apologize for doing what’s right” This also goes to show how Hamilton wanted to make peace with burr and stop fighting to solve the problems between them and make peace. These are two different ways of characterization but it will be explained how these two can be put together in the next …show more content…

In these parts, we are going to review how Miranda uses factual information about Hamilton but states and expresses it in ways that characterize Hamilton in the musical and emphasize how he's worked hard for what he has. This song states "Eliza, I don’t have a dollar to my name An acre of land, a troop to command, a dollop of fame All I have’s my honor, a tolerance for pain” This piece of evidence shows how Hamilton basically has nothing but the mentality he is set with to become successful. This goes to shows how he's portrayed to be this confident hard-working character and Miranda does this on purpose to characterize Hamilton. Afterward, he says "I've been livin’ without a family since I was a child My father left, my mother died, I grew up buckwild ” He states that his family is gone and he grew up without a parental figure and still managed to get where he is today and he is proud of it. This goes to show that Hamilton is based on true facts of Hamilton's actual life in history but also he's a built-in character for the musical to make it more

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