Similarities Between Hamlet And Lion King

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Although William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Disney’s Lion King share many similarities, there are also many differences between them. Hamlet is a play about a character's struggles with the opposing forces of moral integrity and the need to avenge his father's murder whereas the Lion King is a movie with a “happily ever after” and a young cub, Simba, who struggles against himself and reality. The Lion King’s similarities to Hamlet are not coincidental, but it is not truly based on Hamlet. The Lion King is loosely based on Hamlet; the differences between the two exceed the similarities.
In the play, Hamlet, the king’s death isn’t seen as suspicious and the king’s brother, Claudius marries the queen to get the crown. When Hamlet finds out the
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