The Lion King vs. Hamlet.

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Alex Gabrian
The Lion King vs.
Hamlet.
Summary
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Main characters father gets murdered
The father is murdered by his brother
Uncle gains power, sends main character away
Main character comes back and gets rid of uncle
Hamlet Characters
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Hamlet
King Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
Polonius
Ophelia
Horatio
Rosencrantz
Guildenstern
Lion King Characters
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Simba
Mufasa
Scar
Nala
Zazu
Nala
Rafiki
Timon
Pumbaa
Similar Characters
Hamlet
Lion King
Hamlet
Simba
King Hamlet
Mufasa
Claudius
Scar
Gertrude
Sarabi
Polonius
Zazu
Ophelia
Nala
Horatioq
Rafiki
Rosencrantz &
Guildenstern
Timon &
Pumbaa
Following Slides are Similarities Between Key
Characters/ Events
Families
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Families are royal
Rule a certain area
Have power
Hamlet & Simba
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Their fathers gets murdered by their uncles
Gets sent away, has friends while in exile
Falls involve with a girl
Have friends to help them through their journey
Returns home and defeats uncle.
Simba & Nala
Hamlet & Ophelia
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Both main characters are in relationship
Relationship ends at one point
Horatio & Rafiki
- Horatio is Hamlets Good Friend
-Rafiki is Simbas good friend
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern
Timon & Pumbaa
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Are friends with main character
Are with main character in exile
Polonius & Zazu
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Very close to the one in power
Doesn’t have best relationship with main character
Exile
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Main characters get sent away to a place far away
Exiled by uncle
King Claudius & Scar
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Kills brother
Gains power
Sends nephew away
Gets killed by nephew
Conclusion
Both stories are very similar. Both Hamlet and Simba are extremely identical.
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