Simba And Hamlet Analysis

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The Similarities and Differences of Simba and Hamlet Did you ever think Disney would put their own twist on a Shakespearean play? Disney’s, The Lion King, is, to a certain degree, the children’s version of Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. Both stories have a young prince who is next in line for the throne, that loses his father early in his childhood, caused by his uncle--who later becomes king, and both must fight in order exploit their uncle’s aberration in order to make their kingdom great again by conforming to the throne. While The Lion King and Hamlet are similar in which both Hamlet and Simba are next in line for the throne, the outcomes are a completely different story. Simba and Hamlet share a comparable history, and one of the traits

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