The Lion King And Hamlet Comparison

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Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” has been adapted to the very well-known Disney movie “The Lion King”. There are similarities and differences of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and Disney’s “The Lion King”. A very obvious difference is in “Hamlet” the characters are people and in “The Lion King” the characters are animals. A similarity is that in both Hamlet and Lion King the main character’s dad (the king) dies. In “Hamlet” Hamlet’s dad Hamlet Sr. gets poisoned by his brother Claudius and dies, and in “Lion King” Simba’s dad Mufasa get tricked by his brother Scar and dies.
Many similarities in both the play and movie are undeniable like how both families are royal. Simba and Hamlet are both princes and their fathers are both kings. Mufasa is the king of the
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