Hamlet and Horatio’s relationship is what everyone’s relationship should be like. Their relationship is loving and trusting and is one of a kind. Horatio is not afraid to speak his mind to Hamlet, Horatio questions Hamlets judgement multiple times, as a way of looking out for him, and Horatio is loyal to Hamlet. Through this essay I will provide reasons and examples as to why their relationship is one of a kind.
Horatio is not afraid to speak his mind to Hamlet. When Hamlet meets the ghost for the first time, Horatio makes it clear that Hamlets choice to follow the ghost is ill-advised and he doesn’t think it’s a good idea. Horatio is worried that the ghost may harm Hamlet or get him hurt. Even through Horatio believe the ghost is a bad sign for the country, he still tells Hamlet about the ghost because he’s loyal.Horatio questions Hamlets judgement. When Hamlet makes Horatio promise not to tell anyone about the ghost, he does so, but also questions Hamlets actions. He’s loyal to Hamlets words, but discerning of Hamlets health. He seems genuenly worried Hamlet might be tempted to lose his reason and go crazy.
Horatio is worried Hamlet’s actions will eventually lead to suicide.Horatio is loyal to Hamlet. Horatio promises to not tell anyone about the ghost, and keep his plan for revenge to himself. Horatio speaks to Hamlet with all of his heart, despite the fact that Hamlet never once listens to Horatio’s warnings. Horatio is not only Hamlets most loyal companion, but the harbinger of truth of the story, and for that. Hamlet admires Horatio for qualifies that Hamlet himself does not possess.
Horatio is a loving and caring companion of Hamlet. Horatio is not afraid to speak his mind to Hamlet, Horatio questions Hamlets judgement multiple times as a way of looking out for him, and Horatio is loyal to Hamlet. Through the play, Horatio shows his affection and high regard of Hamlet. Horatios loyalty and common sense are rock-steady throughout the play.
Even though Hamlet doesn’t seem to adknowledge it until the end, Horatio was the only person who cared about him in his entirety and stuck with him until the very end.