Hamlet and David In Hamlet and The Mountain and the Valley, both literary pieces present us with two melancholic characters who live in conflict due to the dichotomy of their natures . Both Hamlet and David are similar because they are conflicted by foils and similar in the nature of this tragedy. Each has deep inner problems of conflict.
Hamlet is first tormented by the death of his father, the king of Denmark. Then he is
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for it to clear. And then the blackness turned to gray and then to white; an absolute white,made of all the other colours but of no colour itself at all. And then the snow began to fall. ( 294)
As shown, Hamlet and David both live in conflict due to their dichotomous natures and their foils are directly linked to their inner problems. Both Buckler and Shakespeare have both presented us with two effective tragic characters.