This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Attendants - These characters wait on various members of the Danish court and visitors to the court.
Barnardo - This character, who speaks the first words in the play, is one of the guards who has seen the ghost.
Claudius (King Claudius of Denmark) - This character is a relative of the dead king and one of the villains of the play.
Clowns - See Gravediggers.
Cornelius - This character is one of the Danish ambassadors sent to the king of Norway.
Council - This is a governing body present with...
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