Hamlet Essay | Laertes Is the Foil of Hamlet

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Laertes Is the Foil of Hamlet

Summary: An essay on Laertes being Hamlet's foil.
Shakespeare's tragic tale begins with the sight of a ghost. At the genesis of Hamlet, it tells his son to "revenge his foul and most unnatural murder." (I. v. 31.). This supernatural being is that of King Hamlet, who was slain. He then goes on to explain how his death came about and by whom. The drama incorporates characteristics of one character that are enforced through another. One of which is the way Hamlet goes about implementing revenge in comparison to the son of the Lord Chamberlain, Laertes. Both individuals were unfortunate enough to lose their fathers to murder. The ways they deal with their quest for vengeance are dissimilar. Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his uncle in his place at the throne. Having to stay in his country under King Claudius' request, he attempts to uncover...

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