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The ghost of Hamlet's father, the former king.

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Q: In the opening of hamlet whom do the sentries and Horatio see?
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Who is the only other character in whom Hamlet has confided knowledge of what the ghost has told him?


What is the relationship between Hamlet and horatio?

Both are manipulated by their fathers. Hamlet is persuaded by his father's ghost that he must avenge his father's murder by Claudius, but he doesn't really want to do it. Ophelia is persuaded by her father, Polonius, to find out from Hamlet what is wrong, but she doesn't really want to do it. Both have their fathers killed. Both can be said to suffer insanity.

What does Hamlet pick up in the graveyard?

Prince Hamlet realizes that it was a skull of a jester whom Prince Hamlet once knew he was Yorick

Hamlet agrees to go with rosencrantz and guildenstern to see whom?


Whom does laertes try to kill?

Laertes tries to kill Hamlet and is successful.

Who is laertes in Shakespeare?

Laertes is the son of Polonius and brother to Ophelia whom Hamlet loves. King Claudius poisons Laertes's sword with the intent to kill Hamlet in the tragedy play by Shakespeare titled Hamlet.

Why must the king not act so abruptly and violently towards hamlet?

Claudius cannot take abrupt and violent steps against Hamlet because he does not want to offend his wife or his people, both of whom love Hamlet.

With whom does Laertes conspire to get revenge on hamlet for the death of his father?

Laertes conspires with King Claudius

Whom do the soldiers and guards want to tell about the ghost?

The soldiers want to tell about the ghost to scare you.

Whom does hamlet get rid of first in the play?

Hamlet is directly responsible for the deaths of five people and indirectly for another. The first person to die because of Hamlet's actions is Polonius, who Hamlet stabs in the mistaken belief that he is King Claudius. This indirectly causes Ophelia's death. Hamlet then kills, in succession, Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, Laertes and Claudius.

After the ghost departs whom does Hamlet refer to as O most pernicious woman?

He's talking about his mother.

Why did hamlet kill laertes?

Because he and King Claudius planned it...they put poison on the end of the sword so that when Laertes stabs Hamlet, Hamlet dies. The motive also has to do with the fact that Laertes is avenging his father's (Polonius's) death, whom was killed by Hamlet.