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Hamlet and Oedipus: Compare and Contrast

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Transcript of Hamlet and Oedipus: Compare and Contrast

Similarities
Traits and Motivation
Relationship With Other Characters
Speech
Differences
Traits and Motivations
Hamlet:
Hoped to kill his uncle, because of an incestuous relationship with his mother.
He feels deceived from both of them, thus "acts" out as revenge.
Hamlet
-Hamlet dislikes his mother because of her action

Oedipus
-Oedipus loves his mother/wife but dislikes her because she lied to him
Hamlet and Oedipus: Compare
and Contrast
Oedipus:
Achieved to kill his father to get his place as King.
Both Hamlet and Oedipus had a goal, which was to kill the Former King for their own motive.
They were deceived by their parents.
Noble Birth
Hamlet:
The prince of Denmark, soon to be King.
Oedipus:
Was born with the blood of gods.
People look up to him, due to this attribute.
Noble Birth
As both heroes go through their lives, they've always come from a royal and regal family.
The townspeople of both tragedies look up to both families for their position of power.
Tragic Flaw
Hamlet:
He always wondered why his father died, and now that he encountered his apparition, he now knows that his uncle killed Old Hamlet.
Oedipus:
After searching for an answer of who his parents actually were was revealed that his "mother," Jocasta is his biological mother.
Tragic Flaw
Despite the fact that they obtained their prolonged answers, it didn't satisfy them.
With the answers they got, they felt betrayed by the ones that they love, or the ones they're supposed to love.
Relationship With Other Characters
Speech
Choice
Choice
Punishment Exceeds the Crime
Punishment Exceeds the Crime
Increased Awareness
Increased Awareness
Evokes Catharsis
Evokes Catharsis
Action
With their results that they died to know, made them both act upon drastic measures.
Action
Hamlet:
Hamlet made a play to show his uncle's wronging.
Oedipus:
When he saw that Jocasta hung herself, he grabbed her brooches and attacked his eyes.
-Hamlet & Oedipus both dislike the King they both want the king dead
Hamlet:
-Hamlet choices to avenge his father
Oedipus:
-Oedipus choices to blinds himself
Hamlet and Oedipus both choice to kill the king
-Hamlet & Oedipus both loved a woman but at the end they both ended up not loving the one they used to love
Hamlet and Oedipus both look for revenge when they fine out the truth
Hamlet, Laertes, and Oedipus all finally knew who killed their fathers and went mad.
-Hamlet
His revenge lead to death
-Oedipus
Being stubborn made him realize that his
mother didn't want him.
-Hamlet
He was a madman and had so hate in
his heart that he went insane.
-Oedipus
He had a mental disorder and he
wanted to kill his father and sleep with
his mother.
-Hamlet
Hamlet's tone was mad, and with so much hate his tone was also dramatic
-Oedipus
Hamlet
-The king fines out that Hamlet know who killed his father the king wants Hamlet dead
Oedipus
-The wife fines out that Oedipus knows who he really is and she decides to commit suicide
Hamlet and Oedipus wanted to kill someone, Hamlet his uncle and oedipus his father
At some point they were both mad and crazy.
They both were calm when their mothers died
Their punishment led to someone dying.
The End
Ramirez, Jessica
Debroy, Andrea
Penafiel, Stephen
May 13, 2013
Period 6
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