What information is presented in act 1 that invites us to compare and contrast them, with Hamlet? Be specific with each one. Shakespeare uses Laertes and Fortinbras as foils for Hmalet.

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Though you asked for specifics, the first link is, in fact, general: the relationship between father and son in all cases. In all cases, these high profile sons have been deeply influenced by their relationships with their fathers.

Turning to specifics, Hamlet and Laertes both returned...

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