|Hamlet resolves to kill King Claudius, but then he does not take advantage of an opportunity to do so. How does this show that Hamlet is a round character?
||He acts in contradictory ways.
|How does this passage show that King Claudius is a round character?
||He shows a range of emotions, including guilt.
|Write two to three sentences explaining what makes Hamlet a round character. Use at least one specific example from the text to support your claims.
||Hamlet is a round character because he shows a range of emotions and changes his mind, just like a real person. Even though he wants revenge, he talks himself out of killing Claudius while Claudius is praying. He is uncertain about how and whether to avenge his father’s death.