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English Final: Hamlet Story Elements

STUDY
PLAY
Theme
The impossibility of certainty.
Plot
Hamlet Sr. tells Hamlet Jr. the true story of how he was murdered and tells his son to avenge him.
Setting
Denmark is the setting.
Protagonist
Hamlet is the protagonist.
Antagonist
Claudius is the antagonist.
Rising Action
Hamlet plotting to kill Claudius is the rising action.
Climax
Hamlet going crazy after killing Polonius is the climax.
Falling Action
Hamlet being sent to England to unknowingly be killed and then returning to Denmark after figuring it out and confronting Laertes is the falling action.
Resolution
The death of the royal family is the resolution.