In Shakespeare's Hamlet, Hamlet's interactions with Horatio, Laertes, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern give the reader a better understanding of Hamlet himself. The changes that occur within Hamlet are revealed through his interactions with these young men. Horatio is Hamlet's loyal friend who throughout he play is on Hamlet's side. Laertes on the other hand is more of an acquaintance of Hamlet, but as the play draws to a close they become enemies. Laertes brings forward a
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the people around Hamlet have a profound effect on his character. Each and every person is affected by people around them in different ways. Some people are positive influences on people while others are negative influences and still others push a person to new heights. Everyone has these outside influences, and each person needs to make sure that they are not adversely affected by these people as Hamlet was throughout the course of the play.