Hamlet

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“William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire and was baptised on 26 April 1564. His father was a glovemaker and wool merchant and his mother, Mary Arden, the daughter of awell-to-do local landowner. Shakespeare was probably educated in Stratford's grammar school. The next documented event in Shakespeare's life is his marriage in 1582 to Anne Hathaway, daughter of afarmer. The couple had a daughter the following year and twins in 1585. There is now another gap, referred to by some scholars as 'the lost years', with Shakespeare only reappearing in London in 1592, whenhe was already working in the theatre.”
Characterization:
Hamlet is the protagonist. He is very important in the play because all the events are around him. He wanted to take revenge of hisfather, killing Claudius. Because of that he is very fighter and very persistent. He deceived the people feigning that he was crazy.
Claudius is the antagonist. He is the husband of Gertrude and the kingof Denmark. He is a bad person because killed Hamlet’s father, to be king; and was killed by Hamlet. Is liar because he shows him like a good person, but is not. Laertes is also an importantcharacter. He is the son of Polonius and the brother of Ophelia. He is important because he is the cause of the death of Hamlet.
Gertrude is the Hamlet’s mother and the Claudius wife (first was married withHamlet the king), she is the Denmark’s queen. Is a good person, but died because she drank a poisoned cup. Polonius is Laertes and Ophelia’s father. His importance in the play is because he is killedby Hamlet. Also is important because is the father of Ophelia, and Hamlet loved Ophelia.
Another important character is Ophelia. She is the sister of Laertes. She died because was crazy. She becamecrazy because his father (Polonius) died. Other characters that are not important are: Horatio, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern Fortinbras, Francisco, Bernardo, Marcellus and others. 

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