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Hamlet By Ray Bradbury: Character Analysis
Gouri Vinod
Ms. Vent
AP Brit Lit
4 January 2015

As quoted by American author Ray Bradbury, “plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations”, a piece of literature is composed from documenting the various actions committed by its characters. Their personas alter from chapter to chapter, scene to scene, as they experience external influences such as other characters, tragedy, profit, etc. Character growth and change is then the focal point of any work as it creates the conflicts which produce the work.
Shakespeare’s Hamlet, set in the late middle ages (14th and 15th centuries) in and around the royal palace in Elsinore, a city in Denmark, oversees

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