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Classic Novels As Explained by the Characters from Hamlet

Has your English teacher ever asked you some nonsense along the lines of “What is Macbeth about?” and all you could come up with was something about a guy killing another guy to become the king? And they were like, “No, but what’s it really about?” And you really had no idea? Yeah, we’ve all been there.

BUT YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AT A LOSS FOR WORDS ANY LONGER because the cast of Hamlet is here to help. After all, who knows about the obscure meanings behind literary classics better than literary characters?

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