Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are bit parts in Shakespere's tragedy "Hamlet", who attempt to ingratiate themselves to Hamlet so as to spy on him. When Hamlet discovers their treachery, Hamlet leaves Rosencrantz and Guildenstern to die in a shipwreck.
They're not that similar. Guildenstern admits to Hamlet that they were sent for. Not Rosencrantz. Guildenstern jokes with Hamlet. Rosencrantz doesn't. Hamlet takes Guildenstern aside for the "recorder lesson" after the 'Mousetrap' play. Not Rosencrantz. More could be mentioned. When… Full Answer