Both uncles fail to slaughter their brother the first time. However, they do succeed in killing the king on their second attempt. Scar and Claudius are also very sneaky and conniving to all. They both put on a phony and welcoming face to acquire what they desire. In the end, both Scar and Claudius end up dying the same way as they killed their brother.
By using strategy, the sniper figures out a way to fool the enemy and kills him. Saving his life by taking out another, felt so bad. With guilt, and loss of lust for the war, the sniper became curious of the identity he had killed. The climax of the whole story happens at the very end when the sniper finds out he killed his own brother. Though, the story’s ending is ironic due to the sniper recognizing that the enemy killed was his brother.
Victor wanting revenge for the death of William is sort of what kills the others, so Victor feels morally responsible for the deaths of his family members. Also, Frankenstein wanting revenge on the monster makes sense, considering the monster killed a ton of people he loved. The monster was definitely hurt by Victor and the townspeople, but he didn’t have to kill everyone. Frankenstein and the monster put all of their energy into destroying each other. Revenge becomes a way to form a bond with another individual.
The movie, The Lion King, and the play, Hamlet, both have a similar story lines. In both stories, the king is killed by their brother and revenge is sought by the king’s son, later on in the stories. The murderer in the stories was caused by the king’s brothers who want the power of the throne so bad that they killed their only
They however succeeded in killing their own flesh and blood and took over their throne. In both films the deceased kings come via apparition and communicate with their sons. The sons then get revenge for their father and kill their uncle. Each character parallel to another character from each film : King Hamlet Sr.- Mufasa, Hamlet Jr.- Simba, Claudius - Scar, Nala – Ophelia, Gertrude –Sarabi and last but not least Rosencrantz & Guildenstern – Timon & Pumba. The two movies differ in a lot of ways too.
Almost each of the Lion King characters are in the same predicaments as those in Hamlet. The main conflict in Hamlet is that Claudius has killed his brother for the throne, but only Claudius’ nephew, Hamlet, knows. Hamlet must defeat Claudius for what is right. Similarly in The Lion King, Scar has killed his brother, Mufasa, for the throne. Simba, Mufasa’s son and Scar’s nephew, must seek justice against Scar for his father.
This could be explained by Lady Macbeth’s ambition and the fact that Brutus was in state of chaos when his wife killed herself. These two characters also differ in their motives for the murder. Brutus kill Caesar with other conspirators because he was manipulated by Cassius that killing Caesar will benefit Rome, while Lady Macbeth manipulates Macbeth to kill Duncan in order to gain power for herself. Additionally, both Brutus and Lady Macbeth are faced with guilt by the end of the play, which is portrayed in Brutus’s vision of Caesar’s ghost and Lady
For instance, revenge, deceit, betrayal, and most importantly, death. Also, same as Frankenstein, there are number of deaths, for example, death of young Hamlet, Claudius, King Hamlet, Gertrude, Polonius, Laertes, Ophelia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. The first death is King Hamlet’s ghost and it is the lead for Hamlet’s revenge which it suggests a killing attitude. The ghost discloses the truth how he is being murdered by his own brother, and asks for revenge. It becomes the cause of the sequent revenge and death.
Obviously, Simba’s father Mufasa is killed by his own uncle to inherit the throne. This parallels to what happens to Hamlet’s father in Shakespeare’s story. His father is also murdered out of spite for power of the throne. The characters also represent each other throughout the story. Simba resembles Hamlet, Scar resembles Claudius, and Mufasa resembles King Hamlet.
In Hamlet Claudius kills the king with poison but still has the same intentions as Scar, wanting to take over as king, “With juices of cursed hebona in a vial/and in the porches of my ear did pour”(Hamlet I iv 62-63). Hamlet and his family are betrayed by Claudius when he poisons the King. Another major theme in both plays is revenge, “Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” (I.v 25) Unlike Hamlet, Simba is not told directly who kills his father, but is told by his father in a ghost image to return to Pride Rock to take the throne. With many similar themes in both stories, it is easy to see that the writers of The Lion King were influenced by William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Although the