Act 4, Scene 6

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Horatio hears from Hamlet.

Characters

HoratioHamlet’s friend gets a letter from the prince in which he announces that he has escaped death and is returning to Denmark. As per Hamlet's request, Horatio brings several letters back to the king.GentlemanThe gentleman informs Horatio that some men have come to give him a letter.SailorThe sailor gives Horatio a letter from Hamlet

Summary

Horatio receives a letter from Hamlet, which tells him that the prince is headed home to Denmark. He asks Horatio to deliver some letters to the king, and Horatio makes plans to seek out Hamlet.

 

Character Interview: Horatio

MyShakespeare | Hamlet 4.6 Interview with Horatio