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Hamlet | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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Hamlet | Character Map

Laertes Loyal, brash, dedicated youth Hamlet Tormented prince; grieving over his father's death Horatio Intelligent, creative student Claudius Corrupt king; rules without a conscience Ghost The spirit of King Hamlet; forced to wander the earth Polonius Aged counselor; full of advice Loyal friends Murders Father Father Murders Father Love interest Ophelia Symbol of purity; driven to madness Uncle Murders
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